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Mexico's refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts

23 May 2019

MEXICO CITY Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting next month, its director said on Tuesday.

Dozens of asylum seekers returned to Mexico under Trump policy gain entry to U.S.

12 Apr 2019

SAN DIEGO/TIJUANA, Mexico At least 60 Central American asylum seekers who were waiting in Mexico for their cases to be heard have been allowed to stay in the United States since Monday's court ruling to halt a Trump administration policy of sending them back across the border.

Truckers gridlocked at U.S.-Mexico line as border agents moved

03 Apr 2019

CIUDAD JUAREZ Trucks delivering goods from Mexico to the United States are facing up to 12 hours of gridlock, drivers said, after a transfer of U.S. border agents to immigration duties slowed the flow of commercial traffic at several border crossings.

Truckers gridlocked at U.S.-Mexico line as border agents moved

03 Apr 2019

CIUDAD JUAREZ Trucks delivering goods from Mexico to the United States are facing up to 12 hours of gridlock, drivers said, after a transfer of U.S. border agents to immigration duties slowed the flow of commercial traffic at several border crossings.

UPDATE 3-Truckers gridlocked at U.S.-Mexico line as border agents moved

03 Apr 2019

CIUDAD JUAREZ, April 2 Trucks delivering goods from Mexico to the United States are facing up to 12 hours of gridlock, drivers said, after a transfer of U.S. border agents to immigration duties slowed the flow of commercial traffic at several border crossings.

U.S. asylum seekers returned to Mexico despite fear claims under policy challenged in court

23 Mar 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/TIJUANA Two people from Central America seeking asylum in the United States were sent back across the border to Mexico on Thursday, despite their claims that a return to Mexico was too dangerous, as part of the first test of a controversial new Trump administration policy.

Asylum seekers returned from Mexico plead to stay in U.S.

20 Mar 2019

TIJUANA, Mexico/SAN DIEGO Three asylum seekers due to be returned to Mexico after appearing in U.S. immigration court on Tuesday asked officials to let them stay in the United States because they feared for their safety while waiting out the process in Mexico.

First asylum seekers returned from Mexico for U.S. court hearings

19 Mar 2019

TIJUANA/NEW YORK A group of asylum seekers sent back to Mexico was set to cross the border on Tuesday for their first hearings in U.S. immigration court in an early test of a controversial new policy from the Trump administration.

Mexico's 'hearts and minds' battle to loosen organised crime's grip

08 Mar 2019

SANTA ROSA DE LIMA, Mexico Burned-out autos littered empty streets this week in the town where Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador unleashed a first major push to take control of territory absorbed by organised crime during years of mounting violence. | Video

In Mexican heartland, 'bad guys' still hold sway amid bid to restore order

07 Mar 2019

SANTA ROSA DE LIMA, Mexico, March 7 Burned-out autos littered empty streets this week in the town where Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador faces a first major test of his ability to take control of territory absorbed by organized crime during years of mounting violence.

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