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U.S. ramps up Mexico asylum returns, Trump confirms 'safe third country' plan

15 Jun 2019

MEXICO CITY/EL PASO, Texas The United States has doubled the number of asylum seekers it sends back each day to Mexico from El Paso, Texas, a Mexican immigration official said on Friday, in the first sign of action following a deal struck to avert U.S. tariffs last week.

Leader of self-styled U.S. citizen border patrol attacked in jail

25 Apr 2019

SUNLAND PARK, N.M. The leader of an armed militia that spent two months rounding up migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border before he was arrested on federal weapons charges was hospitalized after a jailhouse attack, his lawyer and authorities said on Wednesday.

Self-styled U.S. citizen border patrol unravels after leader's arrest

24 Apr 2019

SUNLAND PARK, N.M./TAOS, N.M. A group of armed Americans who have been stopping migrants illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border abandoned their New Mexico camp on Tuesday, days after its leader was arrested and allies deserted them during a storm of criticism.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Armed militia group leaves New Mexico camp -police

24 Apr 2019

SUNLAND PARK, N.M./TAOS, N.M., April 23 A group of armed civilians who have been stopping migrants illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border honored a request to leave their camp in New Mexico on Tuesday and appeared to be heading home, the local police chief said.

Leader of armed group at U.S. border boasted of assassination training: FBI

23 Apr 2019

LAS CRUCES, N.M./TAOS, N.M. The head of an armed group that stops migrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally allegedly boasted of training volunteers to kill former President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, an FBI agent said in court papers.

U.S. to send 100 agents to Mexico border to cut delays -congresswoman

12 Apr 2019

EL PASO, Texas U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will send about 100 agents to the Mexico border to speed up crossing times, a U.S. congresswoman said on Thursday, as businesses grapple with trade delays after officers were redeployed to immigration duties.

Truckers, stores on U.S.-Mexico border struggle as Trump closure threat looms

04 Apr 2019

SAN DIEGO/EL PASO, Texas Trucks inched through traffic and some stores reported fewer customers in U.S.-Mexico border towns on Wednesday as staffing shortages tied to a surge in asylum seekers slowed checkpoints and threats of the border closing scared away shoppers.

Frequent crossers of U.S.-Mexico border fret over threatened shutdown

31 Mar 2019

EL PASO, Texas Workers and students who frequently cross the U.S. border with Mexico worried over the weekend about the impact on their lives if President Donald Trump follows through on a threat to shut entry points used by hundreds of thousands of people every day. | Video

Guatemalan migrant girl in U.S. custody died of sepsis: autopsy report

30 Mar 2019

EL PASO, Texas The death of a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl in U.S. federal custody in December was caused by strep-induced sepsis, a Texas medical examiner's autopsy report released on Friday showed.

U.S. border agents redeployed to handle migrant humanitarian needs

28 Mar 2019

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will pull around 750 officers off ports of entry and redeploy them to process record numbers of migrant families entering the United States at the Mexico border, the head of the agency said on Wednesday.

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