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After volunteering at the border, late-night staffers look to do more

A summer volunteer trip down to the southern tip of Texas was no laughing matter for Ana Bretón, a digital producer at late-night show "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee." But she and others are hoping s...

After volunteering at the border, late-night staffers look to do more

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DHS bars Dem staffers from visiting border facilities after 'rude' and 'disruptive' behavior The Department of Homeland Security has barred Democratic staffers from the House Oversight Committee from visiting Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facilities at the U.S.-Mexico border as part of a planned trip this week....
00:00 2019-08-29

Tucsonan volunteering to help flood victims in Arkansas FORT SMITH, Ark. – 75-year-old Joe Middendorf is in the first act of his second career. “If I weren’t doing this, I’d probably curl up and die,” Middendorf said. “This keeps me alive, this keeps me going.” For the past two years, Middendorf has volunteered w...
08:39 2019-05-31

AOC loses top staffers following controversies Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s two top staffers are leaving her Congressional office following a firestorm of controversy. Her Chief of Staff Saikat Chakrabarti is done as of Friday. Ocasio-Cortez’s Communications Director Corbin Trent plans to be her Congressional spokesman until the end of the mo...
06:39 2019-08-03

2 Former Jezebel Staffers Wrote a Book About Men. Wow Yes, Tara Jacoby and Madeleine Davies, erstwhile Jezebel employees, have written a book about the thing they know the most about: men! Excerpt below....
00:01 2019-06-05

R. Kelly Ex-Staffers Hand Over 20 Sex Tapes to Feds It appears that R. Kelly’s enablers are having a call of conscious as ex-employees reportedly turned over more that 20 sex tapes to federal authorities....
20:13 2019-07-13

BuzzFeed Staffers Walk Off the Job as Union Fight Escalates BuzzFeed staffers across the country walked off the job this afternoon, the latest escalation in a months-long effort to push CEO Jonah Peretti to recognize his newsroom employees’ union, which is represented by the NewsGuild....
02:13 2019-06-18

No One Wants to Hire the Fired Wells Fargo Branch Staffers Wells Fargo fired thousands of branch employees as it tried to deal with millions of potentially fake accounts—and now many of those former workers say they are effectively blacklisted from the banking industry....
07:13 2019-09-15

Report Staffers Protesting Against "Privatisation": Railway Board The Railway Board has asked its zones to report staff members who participate in a three-day protest called next week by a workers' union against "privatisation" of the national transporter....
22:13 2019-07-13

Lizzo says security guard manhandled 2 staffers in Milwaukee MILWAUKEE (AP) — Singer-rapper Lizzo says a security guard tackled two members of her staff to the ground and used hurtful language just moments after her performance at Milwaukee’s Summerfest. Lizzo late Thursday tweeted the guard “slapped and manhandled” her hair stylist and styl...
18:39 2019-06-28

Extremely Calm President Trots Out Parade of Staffers to Say How Not Mad He Is President Donald Trump spoke on Thursday about a new plan to bail out America’s farmers to the tune of $16 billion dollars (socialism?) as his ongoing trade war with China continues to impact the agricultural industry. At least, that was what he was supposed do, but after a speech in which the presi...
01:39 2019-05-24

Noida TV Channel Gets Notice Over Its Name, Logo After Staffers Arrested The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has issued a notice to the owners of Nation Live, the news channel that aired content allegedly defaming UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, for operating......
20:13 2019-06-13

Staffsource: Ars staffers reminisce on the games that made them gamers Enlarge (credit: Photo Illustration by Guillaume Payen/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Welcome to Ars Gaming Week 2019! As a staff full of gamers and game-lovers, we'll be serving up extra reviews, guides, interviews, and other stories all about gaming from August 19 to August 23. ...
21:39 2019-08-22

GameStop lays off 120 corporate staffers as stock continues to tumble Brightly lit GameStop storefront. (credit: JeepersMedia / Flickr) Major video game retailer GameStop has announced layoffs for 120 corporate staffers, representing a 14% reduction of the company's "total associate base at our company headquarters as well as at some other offices." “While these cha...
16:13 2019-08-21

Former Kirsten Gillibrand staffers want senator to quit presidential campaign It’s time for Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s sputtering presidential campaign to call it quits, a friend of hers and two former aides told The Post. “It would be best if she decided that this was not her time,” said one longtime Gillibrand fundraiser, who claimed the Democratic contender’s well-heeled su...
01:52 2019-08-25

The New York Times is moving some staffers to Long Island City The Gray Lady is moving employees out of its namesake Times Square Tower to Long Island City. The New York Times has leased 57,846 square feet on the ninth through 11th floors of Court Square Place, bringing the 275,252-square-foot building to 100% occupancy. Located at 24-01 44th Road, the curved b...
06:52 2019-08-07

Staffsource: Ars staffers share their favorite books to get lost in this summer Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Summer is the perfect time to catch up on all the things you've been meaning to do—like get your to-be-read (TBR) pile down to a manageable size (if that's even possible). As the longer days with better weather beg you to venture outside and crack open your cu...
16:13 2019-05-23

BuzzFeed staffers establish NewsGuild as union bargaining agent A bitter five-month battle between BuzzFeed management and its workers’ union ended Tuesday when a third-party definitively established the NewsGuild of New York as the official bargaining agent for about 80 US news-side employees. Now comes the really hard part: hammering out a first contract cover...
07:39 2019-07-24

U.K. Parliament report: Staffers say they were propositioned, berated, assigned to vacuum Latest report focuses on complaints and concerns of staff members as allegations of inappropriate behavior have reached the top levels of government....
03:39 2019-07-13

HBO staffers clash with division chief over streaming plans: Sources Plans by HBO’s new parent company to launch a Netflix rival is coming under fire from insiders — many of whom are pointing the finger at their new boss, John Stankey. Critics told The Post that AT&T’s plans to launch a new streaming service to compete with the likes of Netflix and Amazon are off......
19:00 2019-08-19

Jeffrey Epstein staffers posted photos with a slew of celebrities Housekeepers at Jeffrey Epstein’s tony Upper East Side townhouse took photos of themselves with famous faces, including Prince Andrew, Bill Clinton and the Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson. Epstein staffer Jun-Lyn Fontanilla posted the undated photos on her personal Facebook page. The smiling sn...
23:26 2019-09-10

Sanders campaign roiled by complaints it's paying less than $15 an hour to staffers Bernie Sanders' 2020 presidential bid is reportedly going through internal turmoil over staff complaints that the campaign isn't paying the equivalent of the $15 an hour wage that Sanders has backed as a federal minimum....
19:00 2019-07-19

Staffers at ‘out of control’ Brooklyn school threatened, injured by students A highly regarded Brooklyn school has become a zoo where students threaten teachers and roam the halls, injuring each other and adults, desperate staffers told The Post. Among a spate of incidents since January at It Takes a Village Academy in Flatbush: A teacher found a note slipped under her class...
01:13 2019-05-26

Some jail staffers not cooperating with DOJ investigation into Epstein suicide, source says Personnel at the New York City prison where accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein committed suicide last week have not been initially cooperative with investigators from the Department of Justice, a federal source told Fox News Friday....
04:39 2019-08-17

Ex-McConnell staffers lobbied on Russian-backed Kentucky project Two former top staffers to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have lobbied Congress and the Treasury Department on the development of a new Kentucky aluminum mill backed by the Russian aluminum giant Rusal, according to a new lobbying disclosure.The disclosure comes as Democrats are pushing the ...
21:39 2019-07-31

MIT whistleblower Signe Swenson says staffers referred to Epstein as ‘Voldemort’ The whistleblower behind the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Jeffrey Epstein donation scandal said her “job was to protect secrets” — and recalled how female staffers mocked him as “Voldemort.” Signe Swenson blew the lid on her ex-boss, Joichi Ito, the ous...
16:13 2019-09-12

Caterer-to-the-stars Carla Ruben stiffed staffers: suit A Manhattan caterer-to-the-stars pocketed her waitstaff’s “tips” for years, her staffers allege in a new lawsuit — and now she’s set to fork over a gratuity of her own to settle the dispute. Carla Ruben’s West Village company Creative Edge Parties — which has hawked fancy finger food to ...
06:26 2019-09-12

| Cuba's overseas medical brigade a repressive sham, ex-staffers say A great source of pride for communist Cuba is a medical corps that has fanned out across the globe for decades to help people in troubled or poor countries....
13:52 2019-06-10

Trump’s staffers are starting to worry about Elizabeth Warren: report President Trump’s staffers reportedly are starting to worry about Sen. Elizabeth Warren, whose campaign is gaining steam. Trump has told donors that the candidate he had dismissed as “Pocahontas’’ because she has claimed to be part Native American is now a threat, Politico said. The latest view by T...
07:13 2019-06-16

Warden at prison where Epstein died is temporarily reassigned and staffers placed on leave The top official at the New York prison that had housed Jeffrey Epstein before his apparent suicide is being moved temporarily as the FBI and the Justice Department's inspector general investigate the circumstances of the death....
13:26 2019-08-14

Probe finds mental health patient died when staffers piled on him A South Carolina mental health patient died when staffers jumped on him in an attempt to restrain him, according to a report. A probe into the death of 35-year-old William Avant determined he was suffocated at G. Werber Bryan Psychiatric Hospital in Columbia, The State reported on Monday. Staffers s...
19:52 2019-07-19

Meet the 22 highest-paid White House staffers, who bring in $183,000 a year or more Brendan Smialowski / AFP / Getty The White House released its annual salary report on June 28. The salaries range from from $30,000 to $183,000 a year, with 22 staffers earning the top rate or more. Here's a list of the top earners and what they've done to qualify for such decent pay. Visit Busines...
23:39 2019-07-03

John Delaney's Campaign Staffers Are Reportedly Begging Him to Quit the Race John Delaney’s campaign for president isn’t looking... great, we’ll say. Axios reported this morning that Delaney’s senior staff “sat him down and told him to drop out” of the race by the middle of August, throwing in the towel on a costly campaign that Delaney has been running literally since 2017,...
20:00 2019-07-19

CBS holds bizarre ‘pep rally’ for staffers amid ‘Evening News’ shake-up Norah O'Donnell, news division president Susan Zirinsky and new executive producer Kim Godwin starred in taped “music video” set to a DJ Khaled song....
01:13 2019-07-12

USDA staffers quit en masse as Trump administration eyes moving offices out of DC Employees at the U.S. Department of Agriculture are quitting at a rapid clip as Secretary Sonny Perdue prepares to move forward with plans to relocate two offices far outside the Washington, D.C., Beltway....
23:39 2019-05-23

US women's soccer staffers stoke controversy after appearing at England's hotel before match The U.S. women’s soccer team has come under fire after England’s coach learned American staffers visiting their team’s hotel prior to their upcoming Women’s World Cup semifinal match Tuesday....
18:13 2019-07-01

Struggling CNN lays off health unit staffers as headcount reduction moves forward Sanjay Gupta is safe, but much of the rest of CNN’s Atlanta-based staff that covers healthcare found out on Tuesday they are getting pink slips, a source close to the situation told Fox News....
02:26 2019-05-25

Nursing home staffers busted after video shows them taunting dementia patient Two Illinois nursing-home aides were arrested after filming themselves taunting a 91-year-old woman with dementia — and then posting the disturbing video to Snapchat. The clip shows elderly Margaret Collins clearly in distress at the Abington of Glenview as she repeatedly tries to throw off a ...
22:00 2019-08-11

Inside Facebook: Social network under fire but staffers show no signs of pressure Facebook is under fire from all corners of the globe but anyone who attended the tech giant’s International Press Day would have no idea, as things appear just fine inside Mark Zuckerberg’s sprawling Silicon Valley headquarters....
17:13 2019-06-13

Bernie Sanders campaign announces it will cut hours to pay staffers $15 minimum wage, prompting mockery Democrat presidential candidate Bernie Sanders announced this weeked he would cut staffers' hours so that they would effectively be paid a $15-an-hour minimum wage -- prompting mockery from critics who say the move is more evidence that Sanders' plan to raise the national minimum wage is hypocritica...
21:52 2019-07-21

Newspapers owned by Gatehouse Media are laying off staffers ahead of the company’s looming merger wi Newspapers owned by Gatehouse Media are laying off staffers ahead of the company’s looming merger with Gannett—a merger that Gatehouse’s CEO said would “actually enhance quality journalism.” Neat trick....
19:39 2019-08-28

Ebola: Rwanda-DRC border open amid outbreak in border city Hours after a third case of Ebola was reported in the Congolese border town of Goma, a Rwandan minister said the country's border with the DRC had been closed. Rwanda's Health Ministry later denied the closure....
21:52 2019-08-01

Border Patrol apprehensions along southern border fall for first time in 2019 After a record-setting run where more Central Americans were entering the U.S., their numbers fell in June, representing a possible summer slowdown.        ...
01:00 2019-07-10

| Niger, Nigeria border governors meet to tackle border violence Four governors of neighbouring states of Niger and Nigeria have ended two days of talks to address the security situation along their shared border which is plagued by armed groups....
20:26 2019-09-09

Border Patrol agents find at least 3 bodies along southern border, officials say The bodies of at least three migrants — two in the Rio Grande River — were discovered in Texas along the southern border with Mexico, officials said Tuesday....
00:00 2019-08-29

Ocasio-Cortez allegedly screamed at border agents during recent trip to southern border: report Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., allegedly screamed at Customs and Border Protection agents "in a threatening manner" during a recent visit to a southern border facility in Texas, according to a report — after she made the explosive claim that women being held at at least one facility are bein...
15:26 2019-07-02

Border Patrol searches have increased on Greyhound, other buses far from border ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Mercedes Phelan was confused last April when Border Patrol agents boarded the Greyhound bus she was riding in Pennsylvania and asked her if she was a citizen. Ten months later, when she says they asked the same thing on an Amtrak train in Syracuse, N.Y., she was mad. A border patr...
09:52 2019-06-06

Border South review: slow train to US border purgatory Raúl Pastrana’s compassionate film rides with a Nicaraguan migrant trying to cross into America, and a US researcher seeking traces of others who never made it Documentaries about migrants have become a thriving subgenre, thanks to an abundance of subjects crossing the globe. Rarely are they present...
22:00 2019-06-08

Border Patrol Council VP slams Ocasio-Cortez's 'disgusting' comparison of border facilities to 'concentration camps' The vice president of the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for comparing border facilities to concentration camps....
19:26 2019-06-18

Florida bosses told Puerto Rican medical staffers: Speak English or be fired, workers say The group of seven Puerto Rican health care workers filed a complaint and wrote a letter to the Florida Department of Health.        ...
21:26 2019-08-20

Nursing home staffers accused of taunting dementia patient, 91; outraged family suing: reports Two staff members have been fired and arrested and an Illinois nursing home now faces a lawsuit after video footage allegedly showed them taunting a 91-year-old dementia patient....
13:39 2019-08-10

A Summer Camp on the Border, Where the Border Crisis Feels Far Away These teenagers, many the children of migrants, are growing up in the shadow of a national conversation about immigration. They feel the stereotypes. But at camp, “it’s way different.”...
21:00 2019-08-17

Ex-Obama staffers mock 'chief diplomat' Ivanka Trump, compare her to Claire Underwood from 'House of Cards' Former White House National Security Council spokesman Tommy Vietor and former Obama speechwriter Ben Rhodes attacked Ivanka Trump on their "Pod Save The World" podcast Thursday and said her status as a diplomat is killing America's global reputation. ...
23:26 2019-07-11

Texas School District Faces Lawsuit After Staffers Fill in Black Student’s Hair With a Sharpie: ‘That’s Assault’ If ever there was a perfect justification for throwing hands, it’s the discovery that staffers at your 7th grader’s middle school filled in his fade with a Sharpie....
21:00 2019-08-20

House Democrats subpoena ex-White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson Donaldson was chief of staff to former White House counsel Don McGahn, who on Tuesday defied the Judiciary panel's subpoena to testify about special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Hicks is the former White House communications director....
23:26 2019-05-21

'He will not go to sleep': White House staffers reportedly dread foreign trips with Trump aboard Air Force One, where he holds meetings at odd hours and constantly watches Fox News Kevin Lamarque/Reuters White House officials dread flying with President Donald Trump on long foreign trips, according to CNN. Five current and former officials who have traveled aboard Air Force One described a restless president who spends a lot of time watching cable news and reviewing media co...
22:26 2019-05-25

'Absolute nightmare': 4 former Florida nursing home staffers charged in 12 Hurricane Irma deaths An investigation into a Florida nursing home where 12 patients died after Hurricane Irma shows a chaotic response. Four workers face felony charges.        ...
05:00 2019-08-28

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's office....
12:52 2019-05-22

A Border Kept Him From His Daughter. Now He’s Here to Say Goodbye. A 13-year-old girl from Honduras waited for her father to join her in the United States. But her father was repeatedly detained at the border. He came too late....
04:26 2019-07-18

Trump says he’s doing ‘fantastic job’ with the border WASHINGTON – President Trump said his administration is doing a “fantastic” job dealing with migrants at the border and blamed Democrats for blocking aid to address the humanitarian crisis. “We are doing a fantastic job under the circumstances,” Trump said in an interview that aired on NBCR...
20:26 2019-06-23

Senate to take up border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee will take up a long-stalled border funding request next week aimed at addressing the influx of migrants from Central America.Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said the spending committee will begin moving the legislation imminently after it was dropped from a ...
00:39 2019-06-12

Mexico says US-border crossings down by 30% On the eve of a US-imposed deadline to show progress on curbing migration, Mexico said border crossings had dipped in June. The US has put pressure on its southern neighbor to do more to stop Central American migration....
03:52 2019-07-23

AOC's Testimony About What She Saw At The Border Is Truly Harrowing Earlier this month, New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told reporters that migrants detained at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility she and other representatives visited said they were being told to drink out of the toilet by CBP officers. Conservatives laughed at her, and called her a...
23:26 2019-07-12

When a Border Divides Abortion Access Northern Ireland’s draconian rules, separate from the system in the rest of Britain and in Ireland, may provide a foretaste of life in some American states if Roe v. Wade is overturned....
22:13 2019-08-10

Thousands of migrants wait at the border The number of asylum-seeking Central American families crossing the southern border broke another record in April.        ...
00:39 2019-05-22

'All she can do is cry' - US border camps conditions exposed Conditions inside US border facilities have been described as "perilous", as the outcry from image of a father and his daughter, who drowned trying to get into the US, continues to dominate US politics....
19:39 2019-06-27

AOC to visit border despite reported CBP threats against her Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she and other congressional Democrats will go through with plans to visit a migrant detention facility on Monday after a news report revealed that a group of Customs and Border Protection agents talked about harming and sexually assaulting members of the contingent...
21:52 2019-07-01

N4T Investigators: Border Build – UPDATE TUCSON – We have an update on a story the News 4 Tucson Investigators broke earlier this year about a construction project right along the border in Santa Cruz County. Despite calls from several environmental groups to stop the project, it is now moving forward. That project, a bridge over the...
08:39 2019-05-31

What a No-Deal Brexit Would Mean for the Irish Border The boundary between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, long the scene of tense checkpoints and violent protest, is once again caught up in a bitter division. When the U.K. leaves the European Union -- as British voters chose in a 2016 referendum -- the border between Ireland’s north and ...
11:00 2019-08-02

In Croatia, EU border guards use 'a little bit of force' Croatia has consistently denied illegally deporting refugees to neighboring Bosnia-Herzegovina. But in a recent TV interview, the Croatian president admitted border guards were forcing migrants back over the border....
10:00 2019-07-15

U.S. man killed in shootout with CBP at southern border A U.S. man was shot and killed in a firefight with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the California-Mexico border while trying to enter the country, San Diego police said....
13:39 2019-06-05

U.S. man killed in shoot out with CBP at southern border A U.S. man was shot and killed in a firefight with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the California-Mexico border while trying to enter the country, San Diego police said....
12:13 2019-06-05

More than $1.2M of cocaine seized at Nogales border TUCSON – More than $1.2 million of cocaine was seized the Port of Nogales after U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers stopped a smuggling attempt at the Dennis DeConcini Crossing Monday. Monday afternoon, a CBP narcotics detection canine alerted officers to the rocker panels of a Dodge s...
09:39 2019-06-12

WH: Number of border crossers falls again The Trump administration says it saw a 30 percent drop in the number of people apprehended at the southern U.S. border from August to July, amid summer heat and aggressive crackdowns on both sides of the border to deter migrants. (Sept. 9)        ...
00:00 2019-09-10

Troops Are Not the Answer to the Crisis at the Border As the humanitarian crisis at the southern border has grown, the President and his allies have called for the U.S. military to be deployed in greater numbers. I commanded the U.S. Southern Command, overseeing all forces south of this country, for a few years, and I am skeptical that there is a milit...
14:52 2019-08-22

Trump says Mexico may put more troops at the border with U.S. U.S. President Donald Trump, who is trying to stem the flow of mostly Central American migrants seeking to enter the United States from Mexico, said on Wednesday that Mexico may put more troops at the two countries' border....
00:39 2019-07-25

Mexico says migrant apprehensions at U.S. border down 30% in June from May Mexico's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that migrant apprehensions at the U.S. southern border were down 30% in June from May, citing data from U.S. Customs and Border Protection....
04:00 2019-07-03

The Latest: Pelosi presses for changes to border bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the border relief package (all times local): Noon House Speaker Nancy Pelosi choked back tears over the photo of a migrant father and daughter killed crossing the Rio Grande River as she pushed for stronger protections in a border crisis funding bill. Pel...
19:52 2019-06-27

New UK leader must still fix Irish border after Brexit: EU's Barnier Any new British prime minister will still face the problem of what to do about the Irish border when Britain leaves the European Union, the EU's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Friday....
18:13 2019-06-07

The Latest: Group of 116 Africans arrested at border The Latest on the large numbers of immigrants at the southern border(all times local): 6:40 p.m. Border officials in Texas say a group of 116 Africans was arrested Thursday after wading through the Rio Grande to enter the United States....
02:13 2019-06-01

Work on more border fencing starts in New Mexico Work crews in Arizona and New Mexico are forging forward with construction on taller border fencing funded through President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration. (Aug. 23)        ...
03:26 2019-08-25

Pregnant teens especially vulnerable in border crisis PHOENIX — As tales of wretchedness and overcrowding in government border detention facilities abound, one group of migrants is particularly vulnerable: teen moms and pregnant girls without parents of their own. Immigrant advocates and lawyers say the young mothers don’t get special medical considera...
03:26 2019-07-05

Mexico to deploy 6,000 troops to border with Guatemala The Mexican government will deploy 6,000 troops to its southern border with Guatemala on Monday — members of a billion-dollar force originally set up to combat drug-trafficking cartels — as part of a series of “unprecedented steps” meant to stem the massive influx of migrants to the US, the State De...
03:26 2019-06-09

What to Know About Private Prisons Amid the U.S. Border Crisis Private prisons are the $4 billion industry at the intersection of debates in the U.S. over illegal immigration and governmental approaches to drug violations. Prison corporations now are being targeted for reproval by lenders and candidates hoping to defeat President Donald Trump, whose administrat...
09:26 2019-07-17

DMZ diplomacy? Trump outreach to Kim for border rendezvous President Donald Trump plans a Sunday visit to the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone that separates North and South Korea, and he’s extended an invitation on Twitter to North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to join him and shake hands....
18:39 2019-06-29

Trump signs $4.6 billion border aid package President Donald Trump signed a $4.6 billion aid package on Monday to help the federal government cope with the surge of Central American immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. (July 1)        ...
05:13 2019-07-02

What's behind the Equatoguinean-Cameroonian border wall plan? It is not unusual for Equatorial Guinea to seal its border with Cameroon. But a plan to build a solid border wall has Cameroonians fuming and questions swirling over whether curbing illegal migration is the real motive....
23:00 2019-08-16

Venezuela reopens border crossing with Colombia Thousands are crossing into Colombia to buy food and medicine after Venezuela's embattled president reopened a border that had been shut for almost four months....
18:13 2019-06-08

US to decide whether to retry Arizona border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Federal prosecutors are getting ready to announce whether they’ll retry a border activist after a U.S. jury was unable to reach a verdict against him on charges of conspiracy to transport and harbor migrants. The decision about whether to file new charges against Sco...
14:13 2019-07-02

U.S. reps from Texas serve as ambassadors of the border On an August morning in West Texas, a caravan rolled across the U.S.-Mexico border. Packed into a train of vehicles -- two vans and seven SUVs -- were 21 members of the U.S. House of Representatives....
17:00 2019-08-20

Trump says he wants to meet with Schumer on border issue President Trump late Sunday said in a Twitter post that he intends to set up a meeting with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer after the New York Democrat recently toured a detention center and called the conditions there "inhumane." ...
10:52 2019-07-22

Asylum seekers band together near border cities SAN LUIS RIO COLORADO, Mexico (AP) – Thousands of asylum seekers are waiting for months in Mexico before they can start seeking protections in the United States. In San Luis Río Colorado, Mexico, south of San Luis, Arizona, over 950 people are on a waitlist to claim asylum. They’ve bande...
02:26 2019-07-21

Gunfire at California-Mexico border crossing A U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent was involved in a shooting at California's border with Mexico on Monday night. No injuries were immediately reported. San Diego police say the shooting happened in a secondary vehicle inspection area. (June 4)        ...
11:52 2019-06-04

More than 100 Palestinians injured in Gaza border protests More than 100 Palestinians sustained injuries -- at least two critically -- after clashing with Israeli troops in protests at the Gaza-Israel border Friday, Gaza health officials said....
10:00 2019-08-24

Migrant detentions at border in May highest since 2007 The U.S. Border Patrol's apprehensions of migrants at the border with Mexico hit their highest level in more than a decade in May and officials warned they don't have the money and resources to care for the surge of parents and children entering the country....
00:39 2019-06-06

A typical hour in the life of the Irish border The map above shows border crossings in real time over the busiest hour of an ordinary Monday. The currently invisible frontier is not an arcane footnote of the Brexit process but an everyday part of people’s lives and livelihoods Continue reading......
15:52 2019-09-02

Agency says man killed at US border was smuggling Chinese SAN DIEGO (AP) — Authorities say a 23-year-old U.S. citizen who died in a shootout with border inspectors in San Diego was bringing two Chinese men into the country illegally. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Wednesday that the man fired at officers several times after refusing to pull aside ...
01:52 2019-06-06

Schumer to lead Democratic border visit Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said he and other congressional Democrats will travel to the southern border this weekend to "investigate, inspect and evaluate the latest conditions at these facilities."The New York Democrat said he will report back to the Senate and the public what he finds."...
22:26 2019-07-18

Isolated showers near border, but Tucson remains dry TUCSON – It was another hot and dry day across the Tucson metro. Heat watches, warnings, and advisories continue to impact sections of the Midwest and East coast. Back in Southern Arizona, temperatures remain above average. Today’s daytime in Tucson hit 105 degrees, and the average high...
06:13 2019-07-21

US-Mexico border apprehensions soared to over 144K in May Apprehensions at the US border with Mexico soared to more than 144,000 in May — a 32% increase over the number of apprehensions in April as well as a huge increase over the 51,000 nabbed in May 2018. Customs and Border Protection statistics showed that the number of asylum seekers — most from Centra...
04:26 2019-06-06

Is Israel dressing up dummies at Lebanon border? Is Israel stationing mannequins in military uniforms along the Lebanon border as it braces for a retaliatory attack from Hezbollah? Apparently so, according to Israeli and Lebanese correspondents on the ground who say they've spotted the jaundiced dummies in military off-road vehicles near the borde...
22:00 2019-08-29

Trump Is Having Tent Courthouses Built Along the Border. Here’s What They Look Like. Tent courthouses are the administration’s latest move in its “Remain in Mexico” policy, forcing asylum seekers to wait in one of Mexico’s most dangerous states until their hearings. We track the tents’ expansion through satellite imagery — and explain how they could make the asylum process even hard...
21:13 2019-08-29

U.S. holds out for more from Mexico in talks over tariffs, border Mexican and U.S. officials are set to resume talks on trade and migration on Thursday, with the United States resisting calls from its southern neighbor, businesses and some Republican lawmakers to ease up on a plan to impose import tariffs on Mexico....
19:13 2019-06-06

When the U.S. puts a border between migrant kids and their caretakers On June 12, Gerardo, a 41-year-old indigenous bricklayer from Guatemala, appeared before a U.S. immigration judge in El Paso, Texas. Since crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally two months earlier with his 14-year-old son, he had been separated from the boy and forced to wait in Mexico for his he...
12:39 2019-07-11

Section of Trump’s border wall to get new paint SAN DIEGO (AP) — Military troops this week will begin painting a stretch of fence as part of a deployment to secure the border. The government says the goal of painting the fence is to “improve the aesthetic appearance,” but believes the color will also make it easier to detect migrants ...
23:13 2019-06-06

Irish PM says he may compromise on Brexit border issue Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Thursday he was willing to listen to alternative proposals from the next British prime minister on keeping Northern Ireland's border open after Brexit and could compromise if his objectives were achieved....
13:01 2019-07-18

CPB announces 2 more adult migrant deaths at border U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced two more Central American migrant deaths, bringing the number of migrants who died at the southwestern border over the weekend to three....
05:13 2019-06-05

Border Patrol in El Paso reopens checkpoints The U.S. Border Patrol's checkpoints in the El Paso, Texas, area have all reopened and are operating at full capacity after being temporarily shut down more than four months ago, the agency announced Monday....
09:52 2019-08-06

‘A great job done by all’, Trump says after $4.6B border bill passes The bipartisan legislation contains more than $1 billion to shelter and feed migrants detained by the border patrol and almost $3 billion to care for unaccompanied migrant children....
06:00 2019-06-28

Border Apprehensions Decline for First Time Since January The number of people arrested while crossing the U.S. border with Mexico and those who requested asylum at ports of entry dropped 28% in June, the first decline since January....
04:52 2019-07-10

U.S. border arrests down as Mexico's enforcement rises A Customs and Border Protection official said Monday that 64,000 people were arrested in August, less than half of a peak in May, as Mexican enforcement rises....
23:13 2019-09-09

U.S. border facility gives tour after accusations of neglect U.S. immigration officials took reporters on a tour of a Texas migrant holding facility on Thursday that was still overcrowded a week after lawyers raised concerns about conditions....
11:52 2019-06-28

U.N.: Child detention at U.S. border cruel, inhumane The U.N. high commissioner for human rights said the detention of migrant children in the United States is inhumane and degrading and could violate international law....
23:26 2019-07-08

Senate Appropriations Committee approves $4.6B for border The Senate Appropriations Committee today approved a $4.6 billion spending bill to respond to an influx of Central American families and children at the southwest border.The measure passed with a 30-1 vote, with only Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) opposed.The bulk of the funds — $2.9 billion — would fun...
19:26 2019-06-19

Conditions for Children Detained at the Border are Still Horrific Detention centers at the border have been under increasing scrutiny in past weeks, with lawyers and advocates telling stories of appalling conditions for the children and families held there. A new report from the Associated Press—published as the House of Representatives voted to fund an emergency ...
17:00 2019-06-28

Migrant crossings at US border have plunged, Mexico says Mexico says there has been a 56 percent drop in undocumented migration to the U.S. border. The fall off comes amid warnings from President Trump that he would slap import tariff’s on the country if they did not do more to curb the flow of migrants from elsewhere in Central America, according t...
18:39 2019-09-07

Apprehensions on Mexico border to drop 25% this month, U.S. says Far fewer migrants are trying to enter the United States in June due to increased efforts by the Mexican government to stem the flow of people heading north from Central America, the top U.S. border security official said on Friday....
21:39 2019-06-28

Pence: Border facility conditions are unacceptable Vice President Mike Pence saw the overcrowded conditions facing migrant adults and children in Customs and Border Protection custody firsthand Friday, becoming the highest-ranking member of the Trump administration to visit two federal detention centers in Texas ahead of controversial Immigration an...
21:13 2019-07-14

CBP finds $1.7M in methamphetamine inside SUV at US-Mexico border Methamphetamines valued at approximately $1,797,189.92 were found hidden inside a white 2007 Volkswagen Touareg at the border, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection....
02:00 2019-07-15

AOC blasts Republicans for ‘manufactured crisis’ at border Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez repeated her claim that US border camps are forcing migrants to drink “toilet water,” while blasting Republicans for their “manufactured crisis” at the southern border. The freshman congresswoman testified Friday in front of the House Oversight a...
22:01 2019-07-12

Five takeaways from Trump-Congress battle over border aid It was a long, difficult battle, but the U.S. Congress on Thursday sent President Donald Trump a $4.6 billion bill to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico....
03:39 2019-06-28

Border arrests drop 24% from June to July US immigration officials apprehended fewer migrants along the US-Mexico border in July than they did in June, a steady decline since the May high, according to data released Thursday by US Customs and Border Patrol....
16:26 2019-08-09

Supreme Court's Migrant Ruling Changes Little at Border for Now The Trump administration’s new migrant rule, upheld for the time being by the Supreme Court, could expedite decisions to deport some applicants, but options other than asylum remain....
06:26 2019-09-13

Julián Castro Wants to Decriminalize Border Crossings All of the candidates on last night's debate stage, except Beto O'Rourke, joined Castro in support of making illegal border crossing a civil offense....
21:13 2019-06-27

Children Say the Horrors of Border Detention Are Not Just Due to Overcrowding A new report from NBC contains allegations that children kept in a border facility in Yuma, AZ faced intentional cruelty from border agents, in addition to the indignities and suffering from overcrowding. Some described sexual assaults by agents, while others described retaliation from agents when t...
23:00 2019-07-10

Thomas Homan open to border czar job, ‘I will never say never’ Declaring “I love this president,” former acting ICE Director Thomas Homan, President Trump’s reluctant pick for a new “border czar” position, indicated that he’s open to accepting the first-ever job....
22:13 2019-06-27

Pelosi bows to McConnell on border aid bill Speaker Nancy Pelosi formally bowed to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in a weeks-long battle with the GOP over the border aid bill, saying the House will take up the Senate's version of the relief package.The move caps four days of havoc amid a contentious debate within Pelosi's caucus over ...
22:39 2019-06-27

Southwest border apprehensions decline in August TUCSON- U.S. Customs and Border Protection report a drop in the number of apprehensions at the southwest U.S.-Mexico border for the month of August. “During the month of August, CBP apprehended or deemed admissible a total 64,000 individuals,” said CBP’s Acting Commissioner Mark Mo...
18:26 2019-09-11

Border Patrol Makes Another Big Meth Bust TEMECULA, Calif. – U.S. Border patrol agents make yet another big drug bust. This time it involved more than 140-pounds of methamphetamine worth an estimated $330,000. It happened Sunday afternoon along Interstate 15 near the Temecula checkpoint. Agents say a K-9 sniffed out the meth. They say...
18:26 2019-09-11

Kim Kardashian keeps up with Tucson’s border activist case TUCSON –The trial continues Tuesday for the border activist detained in 2018 for allegedly harboring undocumented migrants in the U.S. Scott Warren, a volunteer with No More Deaths, is accused of conspiring to harbor and transport two Mexican nationals. Warren was arrested in 2018 when Border Patrol...
21:39 2019-06-04

Number of migrants waiting at US border surges to 40,000 In this July 26, 2019 photo, a group of migrants in Tijuana, Mexico, listen to numbers being called for people to claim asylum in the U.S. The long waits are starting to test the patience of immigrants and border towns. (AP Photo/Elliot Spagat) TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — At least 40,000 migrants who hav...
00:13 2019-08-09

Russia reports ASF outbreak near its border with China An outbreak African Swine Fever (ASF) has been detected at a small farm in Russia's Primorsk region near its border with China, Russia's agriculture safety watchdog said on Monday....
18:39 2019-08-05

Migrant children still being separated from parents at border More than a year after the Trump administration ended a controversial policy that led to hundreds of family separations, as many as five migrant children per day continue to be separated from their parents at the border....
21:39 2019-07-12

Border Patrol seizes 5,000 fentanyl pills TUCSON – U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officials say a Tucson based crew seized more than 5,000 fentanyl pills on Sunday. Officials made the announcement in a twitter post. A Tucson-based #AMO C-206 crew, partnered with federal and state authorities to arrest a suspect carrying 5,000 fentany...
10:52 2019-07-01

Rwanda says its border with Congo remains open Rwanda's health minister said the border with Democratic Republic of the Congo remained open on Thursday, appearing to contradict an earlier statement that the frontier was closed near the Ebola-hit Congolese city of Goma....
17:39 2019-08-01

More Mexican troops arrive at Guatemalan border Mexico deployed more troops to its southern border with Guatemala on Monday amid growing evidence that the heightened military presence was deterring some migrants from trying to cross the border. (June 18)        ...
17:39 2019-06-18

Google employees don't want it to work with US border agencies In a newly published petition, Google employees are demanding the search giant not bid on a recent cloud computing contract from the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency....
03:00 2019-08-15

Top immigration official: Border crossings dropping YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — The acting secretary of Homeland Security said he expected 25% fewer migrants to cross the border this month, as officials in Yuma unveiled their latest outdoor facility meant to detain children and families. Kevin McAleenan said at a brief news conference in Washington that the n...
22:39 2019-06-28

Why Roots of U.S. Border Crisis Lie South of Mexico The so-called Northern Triangle of Central America-- consisting of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras -- is a hotbed of poverty, corruption, gang violence and extortion. It’s also the leading source of the migrants who traverse Mexico in hopes of gaining entry into the U.S., and whose numbers have ...
11:00 2019-07-05

GOP Ghoul on Children Dying at the Border: 'Fine!' Republicans have made it known just how they feel about migrant children being treated ruthlessly and dying at the border (hint: they do not care!!) but it’s still shocking to hear their dressed down, straightforward assholery....
19:39 2019-05-29

AOC claims US is putting ‘concentration camps’ on border Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused the Trump administration of housing immigrants in concentration camps on the Mexican border and used the phrase “never again” that is associated with the Holocaust. ​”​The United States is running concentration camps on our southern border and ...
21:39 2019-06-18

| Rwanda shuts border with Ebola-hit DRC - Congolese presidency Rwanda has shut its frontier with Ebola-hit Democratic Republic of Congo after a third case of the deadly virus was detected in the border city of Goma, the Congolese presidency said....
12:52 2019-08-01

Venezuela closes border with Brazil, Colombian crossings may be next Nicolas Maduro will close Venezuela's border with Brazil, as tensions over foreign aid deliveries rise. The embattled President also is considering closing the border with Colombia -- a move that would seal off most of Venezuela's inland periphery....
00:52 2019-06-22

On the Irish border lanes of Fermanagh, the bad old days are returning A bomb, road blocks, forensic teams … in the village of Newtownbutler, people fear an escalation of violence as a no-deal Brexit loomsBoris Johnson vowed to preserve peace in Northern Ireland during diplomatic forays to Germany and France last week, saying “under no circumstances” would the UK put c...
18:39 2019-08-24

Bomb kills Kenyan policemen near Somali border A roadside bomb hit a police vehicle patrolling near Kenya's border with Somalia on Saturday, killing several of the 11 officers inside, a police spokesman said....
19:13 2019-06-15

Trump offers to meet Kim Jong Un at Korean border to ‘say hello’ "I will be leaving Japan for South Korea (with President Moon)," Trump tweeted. "While there, if Chairman Kim of North Korea sees this, I would meet him at the Border/DMZ just to shake his hand and say Hello(?)!"...
05:00 2019-06-29

Images of Travelers Stolen in Cyberattack on Border Agency The government said tens of thousands of images of travelers and license plates had been hacked after they were transferred without authorization by a subcontractor....
01:52 2019-06-11

Rights group warns of new ‘war’ in Colombia’s border zone Human Rights Watch says illegal armed groups have forced 40,000 people to flee their homes as they fight for control of drug trafficking routes in Colombia’s Catatumbo region bordering Venezuela...
06:39 2019-08-08

Border Patrol agents rescue seven migrants near Yuma YUMA – The high temperatures over the past two days have been taking their toll on undocumented migrants in far southwest Arizona. U.S. Border Patrol agents have been called out to rescue at least seven migrants who were in distress in three separate incidents. On Sunday afternoon, agents got ...
02:52 2019-06-11

U.S. border sees under 100K migrants for first time in 5 months In July, there were 82,049 people encountered by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, down 21 per cent from June when there were 104,344 people and down 43 per cent from May. The number of families and minors crossing the border also dropped....
01:26 2019-08-09

US Border Detentions Plunge In July After Mexico Deal US southern border detentions plunged for the second straight month in July after a deal with Mexico to block Central American migrants, the Department of Homeland Security announced Thursday....
04:52 2019-08-09

Border Agency Cyberattack Likely Exposed Traveler Photos A federal subcontractor working for U.S. Customs and Border Protection suffered a cyberattack that likely compromised tens of thousands of photos of travelers’ faces and their vehicles’ license plates....
12:13 2019-06-11

US surveils border activists and blocks their work, lawsuit says ACLU alleges that government has hampered humanitarian work as it targeted organizers on a secret databaseThe US government has interfered with humanitarian aid work at the US-Mexico border by monitoring activists, restricting their travel and detaining them, a new lawsuit alleges.In a complaint fil...
10:13 2019-07-24

US Congress Approves $4.6 Billion In Emergency Border Funding US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday bowed to pressure from President Donald Trump's Republicans as Congress approved $4.6 billion in emergency aid to ease a swelling migrant crisis on the......
03:26 2019-06-28

House Democrats unveil $4.5 billion border measure WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats have unveiled a $4.5 billion measure to respond to the growing humanitarian crisis at the southern border and to the government’s responsibility to care for tens of thousands of people seeking safe harbor under U.S. asylum laws. The measure is scheduled for a ...
19:13 2019-06-21

Here's to bandit country: the Irish border, writing's new frontier Once overshadowed by Dublin and Belfast, the border regions are finally being recognised for inspiring some of Ireland’s best writing – and it’s not all about BrexitAsk anyone where they think about when they think about Irish writing and they’ll probably say Dublin or Belfast. When it comes to writ...
09:52 2019-06-11

Jury deliberations to continue in trial of border activist TUCSON – After about eleven and a half hours of deliberation, a jury in federal court said they were unable to reach a verdict in the trial of border activist Scott Warren. The jury indicated they were unable to agree on a verdict for all three charges Warren is facing, but the judge instructe...
05:26 2019-06-11

Germany's Seehofer wants tougher checks on Swiss border German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer wants enhanced controls for travelers arriving from Switzerland following the killing of a boy at Frankfurt's railway station. Opposition politicians accused him of populism....
20:26 2019-08-02

Police: 4 found dead in waterway near US-Mexico border EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Authorities in Texas say four men have been found dead in an irrigation canal that funnels water from the Rio Grande to farmers in southern New Mexico and west Texas. Police in El Paso, Texas, say three were found dead by Border Patrol agents in a tunnel adjoining a section of ...
03:26 2019-06-11

Deliberations to resume in trial of Arizona border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jurors are expected to resume deliberations in the trial of a border activist in Arizona accused of harboring immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally. The jury received the case Friday in U.S. District Court in Tucson before breaking for the weekend. Scott Warren is a voluntee...
00:52 2019-06-11

DHS predicts up to 25 percent drop in migrant apprehensions at border WASHINGTON — Border Patrol agents are on track to apprehend up to 25 percent fewer undocumented immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in June compared to May, acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan said at a press conference Friday. In May, more than 144,000 immigrants...
05:39 2019-06-29

US Senate passes $4.6bn border funding bill – as it happened GOP-led Senate passes bill with strong bipartisan support, while Republican senators urge investigation of Trump sexual assault allegationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.08pm BST OK everybody, it’s been real. But now it’s time for the first of the 2020 DNC presidential prima...
19:00 2019-06-27

Thousands pour into Colombia as Venezuela reopens border Thousands crossed into Colombia on Saturday to buy food and medicine after Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro reopened a border that had been shut down for the past four months...
05:39 2019-06-09

The big border supplemental would do a lot more to house migrants than its February predecessor The Department of Homeland Security is pushing Congress for 10 times the supplemental border funding it received in February, and a good chunk of that money would go toward putting up 11 massive immigration processing centers along the southern border....
19:26 2019-06-27

North Korean soldier defects across border to South A trooper who risked his life crossing the Korean border has expressed his desire to defect. Unauthorized border crossings are rare with armed guards and landmines making the journey almost impossible....
12:13 2019-08-01

Syrian Kurdish YPG to withdraw from strip along Turkish border The Kurdish YPG militia will pull forces and heavy weapons from a strip along Syria's border with Turkey under U.S.-Turkish deals, an official in the YPG-led alliance said on Tuesday....
16:00 2019-08-27

Venezuela reopens border with Colombia after four-month blockade Venezuelans have joined long lines to cross into Colombia to buy food and medicine. Embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro shut the border in February to keep out foreign aid he said was unneeded....
23:39 2019-06-08

Bosnians protest against migrant influx in border town Several hundred Bosnians protested on Sunday against an influx of migrants in the western border town of Bihac, warning of security and health risks from thousands sleeping rough....
05:13 2019-06-17

Congress clashes over border funding as migrants kept in squalor The U.S. House and Senate will try to resolve their conflicting versions of an emergency funding bill on Thursday to address worsening humanitarian conditions for migrant children and families on the U.S.-Mexico border....
19:39 2019-06-27

Venezuela reopens Tachira border post with Colombia Four months ago Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro closed the border post during a dispute over humanitarian aid deliveries. It is not clear whether crucial border bridges will be unblocked....
20:39 2019-06-08

At U.S.-Mexico border, a bus becomes a school for migrant children in limbo The children crammed into the bus and sat in two neat lines, poring over notebooks at desks where once there had been passenger seats. From the overhead baggage bins, a teacher hung their exploits: colored alphabet letters, watercolor paintings....
08:13 2019-08-06

UK PM candidate Javid offers to pay for Brexit border solution Sajid Javid, a candidate to be Britain's next prime minister, said on Sunday he would offer to cover the cost of finding a post-Brexit border solution with Ireland - something he said would unlock fresh negotiations with the European Union....
13:39 2019-06-09

ACLU: 911 children separated at border since June 2018 The American Civil Liberties Union told a federal judge Tuesday that the Trump administration had separated more than 900 children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border since June 2018....
21:39 2019-07-31

Member of armed border group indicted for impersonation GUTHRIE, Okla. (AP) — A man who has been a spokesman for a group of armed civilians patrolling the U.S.-Mexico border has been charged with impersonating a U.S. officer or employee. Federal prosecutors in New Mexico say an indictment returned Wednesday by a grand jury in that state charged 44-year-o...
20:39 2019-06-23

The Youngest Child Separated From His Family at the Border Was 4 Months Old Baby Constantin spent five months of his first year in a foster home. His family got a painful look at America’s experiment with family separation as an immigration policy....
07:39 2019-06-17

With border deployment, Mexico’s new national guard gets its first big mission The new force, created by President Andrés Manual López Obrador to ensure public safety, is being diverted to Mexico’s southern border after Trump’s tariff threats....
20:39 2019-06-10

US border center scrutinized after teen found with preemie A U.S. border patrol facility in Texas came under new scrutiny Saturday after a teenage mother was found there with a premature baby. Immigrant advocates expected the facility in the U.S.-Mexico border city of McAllen to allow doctors inside to conduct health assessments, but it was not immediately ...
01:52 2019-06-16

Photo of Migrants Shocks, but Congress Stalls on Border Aid A photo of a migrant father and his 23-month-old daughter appeared to crystallize the human tragedy at the border, and it was everywhere — on cable, the internet and on the Senate floor....
22:26 2019-06-27

Horrific image illustrates crisis at the US-Mexico border The photo is haunting, a vivid reminder of the danger many face when they try to cross into the United States. It shows the human toll of a crisis at the border that's often debated with abstract statistics and detached policy arguments....
18:39 2019-06-27

More than 900 kids separated from family at border since 2018, ACLU says SAN DIEGO (AP) — More than 900 children, including babies and toddlers, were separated from their parents at the border in the year after a judge ordered the practice be sharply curtailed, the American Civil Liberties Union said Tuesday in a legal attack that will invite more scrutiny of the Trump a...
22:26 2019-07-31

Ebola outbreak causes Rwanda to close border with Congo A Rwandan official says his country has closed its border with Congo because of the deadly Ebola outbreak. The state minister for foreign affairs Olivier Nduhungirehe confirmed the border closure to The Associated Press on Thursday. The closure comes after a man died of Ebola in Congo’s major ...
11:39 2019-08-01

Construction of border wall panels underway in California The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced a new panel installation on the 11-mile section of a new border wall within U.S. Border Patrol's San Diego Sector on Thursday....
22:39 2019-06-29

Judge bars Trump from using $2.5B to build border wall OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge has prohibited President Donald Trump from using $2.5 billion in military funding to build high-priority sections of his prized border wall in California, Arizona and New Mexico. The judge in Oakland ruled Friday in two lawsuits that use of the money is unlawfu...
06:52 2019-06-29

US court blocks asylum curbs at Mexico border A judge has blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a law to bar the vast majority of asylum applications at the US-Mexican border. It's the latest legal defeat for a White House seeking to stem migration....
05:26 2019-07-25

The numbers game: how migrants at the border await their fate On the Mexican side of the Rio Grande, the mysterious ‘La Lista’ holds enormous power over matters of life and deathOutside the gates of the American Dream, where Óscar Martinez spent his last days, destinies are lost and won in a puzzling game of numbers.Here on the Mexico side of the Gateway Inter...
15:13 2019-07-01

Trump Appoints Fierce Loyalist to Top Border Post The appointment of Thomas D. Homan to oversee border policy is likely to undercut the homeland security secretary’s traditional role as the top official responsible for border security....
20:13 2019-06-14

Boy, 5, dies of Ebola as outbreak crosses Congo border A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim in the current Ebola outbreak on Wednesday, while his 3-year-old brother and grandmother tested positive for the disease that has killed nearly 1,400 people in Congo....
01:39 2019-06-13

43-year-old El Salvador migrant dies in US border custody WASHINGTON (AP) — A law enforcement official says a 43-year-old El Salvadoran man has died after collapsing at a Texas border station. The official says the man crossed the U.S.-Mexico border about a week ago with his daughter and was being held at the central processing center in McAllen, Texas. Th...
05:39 2019-06-30

Senate panel advances emergency border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a bipartisan emergency funding bill requested by President Trump to deal with the massive immigration surge along the southern border....
19:26 2019-06-19

GOP offers $4.6B border ‘humanitarian’ plan, 86% for ‘migrant care’ Senate Republicans Wednesday offered up a $4.6 billion package for humanitarian assistance on the U.S.-Mexico border, with the bulk going to improve migrant care and relieve the crisis of a record number of illegal immigrants arriving at the border....
19:26 2019-06-19

The Latest: Trump hails Korean DMZ as a ‘real border’ OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Asia (all times local): 9:20 a.m. President Donald Trump says he wants to inspect the heavily-fortified Korean demilitarized zone as an example of what a “real border” looks like. Trump invited North Korean leader K...
04:00 2019-06-29

Customs and Border Protection outage snarls traffic into US Travelers entering the U.S. are experiencing delays because of a technology outage affecting Customs and Border Protection stations at several major airports. CBP said Friday that it was experiencing a temporary outage with its processing systems and was working to fix the problem. Airports tweeted ...
05:26 2019-08-17

Second Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo. The first cross-border cases in this Ebola outbreak have prompted a World Health Organization expert committee to ...
11:52 2019-06-13

Germany: 670 kilograms of heroin seized at Polish border German authorities have seized a record amount of smuggled heroin at the German-Polish border. The drugs were said to be worth upwards of €50 million on the street....
07:13 2019-06-19

Trump eyes former immigration official as his border czar WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he’s planning to name a former acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement as a border czar who’ll report directly to him. Trump tells “Fox & Friends” that Tom Homan will “probably” work from the White House...
16:39 2019-06-14

Trump meets with Kim, crosses border into North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the third time on Sunday amid hopes for new talks at ending North Korea's nuclear programs....
13:39 2019-06-30

Hispanics stick with Trump despite tough border stance President Trump is poised to launch his 2020 reelection as popular with Hispanic voters as other Republicans, bucking predictions that provocative nationalist rhetoric and hard-line border policies would crater his support with this critical bloc....
14:52 2019-06-14

Children at the border: the crisis that America wasn't prepared for Despite fears stoked by Trump, fewer migrants are arriving at the border than in past years – but most are now children headed to facilities that are ill-equipped to receive themAt a border patrol processing facility in McAllen, Texas on 11 June, a group of lawyers and doctors met a 17-year-old girl...
11:13 2019-06-30

Body of child believed to be from India found at US border TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say the body of a child believed to be a 7-year-old girl from India has been found near the Arizona-Mexico border. They say the body was discovered Wednesday morning by Border Patrol agents about 17 miles (27 kilometers) west of Lukeville. The girl reportedly had bee...
03:00 2019-06-14

Israel Says It Foiled Large Attack on Gaza Border Israel’s army said it killed four heavily armed militants from Gaza attempting to cross into the country, accusing the Palestinian territory’s ruler Hamas of allowing for what it called a potential mass-casualty attack....
03:00 2019-08-11

Seesaw installed along US-Mexico border to allow kids to play together SUNLAND PARK, NM (NBC NEWS) – Two California professors created seesaws at the United States-Mexico border wall to allow children in both countries to play with each other. Ronald Rael, an architecture professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and Virginia San Fratello, an assistant...
19:52 2019-07-31

Rwanda closes border with DRC over deadly Ebola outbreak Closure follows second Ebola death in densely populated city of Goma, on Rwandan border Rwanda has closed its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, where a deadly Ebola outbreak that started a year ago has killed more than 1,803 people.The closure came after a second death linked to the Ebol...
16:01 2019-08-01

Over 900 children separated at U.S. border since policy halted: ACLU The American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday asked a federal judge to stop the Trump administration's ongoing separation of families at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying the government had taken more than 900 children from their parents since the policy officially ended last year.  ...
17:39 2019-07-31

US will not provide flu shots to all detained migrants at southern border U.S. Customs and Border Protection confirmed Tuesday that they would not be providing flu shots to migrants and refugees at the southern border despite the flu-related deaths of three children....
23:52 2019-08-20

The Latest: Rwanda tightens border surveillance for Ebola KASINDI, Congo (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Africa (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Rwanda’s government says it is tightening border surveillance after the deadly Ebola outbreak crossed the frontier from eastern Congo into Uganda. Rwanda borders both countries. The state-backed newsp...
16:52 2019-06-12

AP Interview: Border official says aid needed to save lives WASHINGTON (AP) — The acting head of Customs and Border Protection says passing emergency funding is necessary for the health and well-being of migrants crossing the border. John Sanders tells The Associated Press that Congress must act swiftly. The funding request passed a Senate committee Wednesda...
21:39 2019-06-20

Salvadoran man dies in US Customs and Border Protection custody A Salvadoran man died while in the custody of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the agency confirmed in a statement. The 32-year-old man was pronounced dead in Lordsburg, southw...
05:26 2019-08-02

US Border Patrol boat shot at from Mexican riverbank The U.S. Border Patrol agency confirmed to Fox News Friday that patrol boats stationed on the Rio Grande were shot at multiple times by gunfire coming from the Mexican riverbank....
22:52 2019-08-09

Judge won’t block US asylum restrictions at southern border FILE – In this July 17, 2019, file photo, a United States Customs and Border Protection Officer checks the documents of migrants before being taken to apply for asylum in the United States, on International Bridge 1 in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. On Wednesday, July 24, 2019, a federal judge in San F...
22:26 2019-07-24

Jury deadlocks on charges against Arizona border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal jury couldn’t reach a verdict against a border activist charged with conspiracy to transport and harbor migrants in a trial that has drawn attention to humanitarian workers who help people in the U.S. illegally. Jurors said Tuesday that they were deadlocked in Sc...
23:26 2019-06-11

Border chief hits AOC for ‘concentration camp’ remark Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost said Thursday that recent remarks by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez comparing detention facilities at the southern border to concentration camps are “offensive.” “I personally find them offensive,” Provost told lawmakers during a House Homeland Security subcommittee ...
02:52 2019-06-21

U.S. federal judge blocks use of some funds for border wall A U.S. federal judge on Friday blocked the Trump administration's use of $1 billion in funds to construct a wall along the southern border with Mexico, but declined to issue a permanent injunction....
04:52 2019-06-29

UK travellers' phones could be checked at Hong Kong border Devices may be examined at crossings to mainland China, Foreign Office saysHong Kong latest: protesters join hands in 30-mile human chainBritish travellers heading to Hong Kong have been told their electronic devices could be checked at the border with mainland China.The Foreign Office, which has up...
10:26 2019-08-24

Israeli forces kill 4 Palestinians on Gaza border The Israeli military has blamed Gaza authority Hamas for an attack on its soldiers by Palestinian "terrorists." Hamas has disputed the accusation and put the blame back on Israel....
13:13 2019-08-10

Ebola Has Killed 1,300 in DRC and It Just Crossed the Border to Uganda. Here’s What to Know About the Outbreak The second largest Ebola outbreak in history has killed more than 1,300 people since it began in August last year and has now spread across the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Uganda. Doctors, aid workers and the government have been unable to contain the virus in the Democratic Repu...
01:52 2019-06-15

Migrant man dies at New Mexico Border Patrol station The 32-year-old migrant man from El Salvador went "medical distress" while being processed at the Border Patrol Station in Lordsburg, New Mexico.        ...
04:52 2019-08-02

| Rwanda reopens border with Ebola-hit DR Congo: Kinshasa Rwanda reopened its frontier with DR Congo after closing it for eight hours following a new case of Ebola in the Congolese border city of Goma, Kinshasa said....
01:39 2019-08-02

How a Native American reservation became entangled in the border crisis When President Trump proposed a barrier along the southern border with Mexico, a Tohono O’odham elder famously declared that the tribe did not understand the concept, having no word for “wall” in their native language. Vice chairman Verlon Jose seemed to echo the sentiments of most of the 34,000 mem...
03:52 2019-06-30

$4.6 Billion in Aid Advances to Help Cope With Migrant Surge at Border The Senate measure cleared a committee with bipartisan support and will be voted on by the full chamber next week, but it is unclear how well it matches the House’s plans....
23:52 2019-06-19

Fresh Kashmir border clashes leave several dead Both India and Pakistan offered conflicting reports of casualties. Pakistan on Tuesday announced plans to bring the Kashmir dispute before the UN's top court....
04:39 2019-08-21

CBP will not provide flu vaccines to migrants at border detention camps WASHINGTON (CNBC) – The U.S. won’t be vaccinating migrant families in holding centers ahead of this year’s flu season, despite calls from doctors to boost efforts to fight the infection that’s killed at least three children at detention facilities in the past year. “In general, due to the shor...
06:52 2019-08-21

More than 180 Haitians caught by Border Patrol sector in a week Border Patrol agents are tackling a new influx of migrants from Haiti coming across the U.S. border, an unexpected change from the anticipated migrants from Central America that have dominated and overwhelmed the U.S. immigration system. ...
06:39 2019-06-20

Rwanda Shuts Border With Congo Over Ebola Outbreak Rwanda shut its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, escalating its response to an Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 1,800 people since the first case was discovered a year ago....
15:26 2019-08-01

U.S. says border agents patrolling river shot at from Mexico The U.S. Border Patrol says agents patrolling the Rio Grande have been shot at by gunmen from the Mexican side. U.S. Border Patrol agents watch colleagues motor past while patrolling for illegal immigrants in the Rio Grande crossing into the United States on Aug. 7, 2008, near Laredo, Texas.John Moo...
07:13 2019-08-10

On the border, officials see dividends from Trump’s deal with Mexico Illegal immigration along the U.S.-Mexico border has slowed in recent months, and officials on the frontlines credit in part President Trump's dealings with Mexico. Fox News accompanied agents to see the impact first-hand....
01:00 2019-08-22

Work on more border wall starts in Arizona, New Mexico SANTA TERESA, N.M. (AP) — Work crews in Arizona and New Mexico forged ahead Friday with construction of taller border fencing funded through a national emergency declaration by President Donald Trump. The work on his hallmark campaign promise involves mostly replacement fencing along a 46-mile stret...
18:13 2019-08-24

Lawmakers decry conditions at Texas border station A group of lawmakers decried the conditions at the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas following a visit organized by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. (July 1)        ...
05:13 2019-07-02

US, Mexico officials to begin talks over tariffs, border WASHINGTON (AP) — Top officials from the U.S. and Mexico will begin talks in a scramble to fend off President Donald Trump’s threat of devastating tariffs on the southern ally and meet his demand for fewer migrants at the border. Trump is heading to London for a long-planned overseas trip, lea...
08:52 2019-06-03

Border Patrol: Group of 1,036 migrants is largest ever found EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a group of more than 1,000 migrants crossed the border illegally in El Paso, Texas, the largest it has ever encountered. President Donald Trump on Thursday shared a video on Twitter that shows the group going underneath a chain-link fence, where Border Patrol ag...
02:00 2019-05-31

Feds apprehend over 1,000 asylum seekers at Texas border More than 1,000 migrants were taken into custody after illegally crossing the border near El Paso, Texas, early Wednesday, according to a new report. The group of 1,036 was the largest encountered by the Border Patrol, topping the previous record of 424 was set last month, NBC News reported Thursday...
01:00 2019-05-31

Trump will make 'dramatic' statement about border this week U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will make a "dramatic" statement about the country's southern border with Mexico either later on Thursday or on Friday....
15:52 2019-05-30

New U.S. Asylum Rule Strands Thousands at Southern Border An estimated 18,700 asylum seekers waiting in line along the U.S.-Mexican border for interviews have been stranded by the new rule requiring them first to apply for refugee status from the country they first passed through....
17:13 2019-07-16

Temporary border processing facility coming To Arizona YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA) – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials have confirmed that a temporary processing facility will be constructed in Yuma, Arizona, following an influx of migrants being apprehended in the sector. Officials plan to have the facility up and running within the next 30 day...
06:52 2019-05-30

Border Patrol canine sniffs out meth at I-19 checkpoint TUCSON – A Phoenix woman is facing drug trafficking charges, after federal authorities say they found nearly 100 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in her car. U.S. Border Patrol agents stopped the woman late last Saturday at the I-19 Immigration Checkpoint near Tubac. Agents say a Border Patrol...
06:52 2019-05-30

U.S. activist tried to 'shield' migrants from Border Patrol: prosecutor An Arizona activist charged with harboring two undocumented migrants was part of a conspiracy to transport and "shield" the men from law enforcement, a prosecutor said on Wednesday at the opening of his trial....
05:01 2019-05-30

The Latest: Border activist who helped migrants now on trial TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the federal trial against a border activist charged with harboring migrants in Arizona (all times local): 6:10 p.m. A lawyer for a border activist being tried in Tucson for helping two migrants with water, food and lodging says prosecutors must prove his client int...
04:00 2019-05-30

Trump says ICE raids coming, border facilities are ‘incredible’ Trump again threatened that ICE would soon start rounding up illegal immigrants for deportation — and praised the detention centers holding illegal immigrants despite mounting criticism of conditions there. “I don’t call them raids. I say they came in illegally and we’re bringing them out legally. T...
02:39 2019-07-06

Trial against border activist who helped migrants begins TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jury selection has begun in a federal trial against a border activist charged with harboring migrants in a case that advocates say is a politically-motivated. Scott Daniel Warren was arrested in 2018 when Border Patrol agents found him at a property used to provide aid to immigr...
21:13 2019-05-29

Gaza border protests leave 41 Palestinians injured Clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli solders at the Gaza-Israel border left more than 40 Palestinians injured, 22 by live bullets, Gaza health officials said....
04:26 2019-07-06

Another Asylum-Seeker Dies in Border Patrol Custody A 52-year-old Nicaraguan man died Friday at an Arizona hospital while in U.S. Customs and Border Protection custody, becoming the 12th person to die in the custody of immigration authorities since September, CNN reported....
18:13 2019-07-06

Venezuela's Military Deserters Face Disappointment Across the Border When Gabriel Pérez fled for this Colombian border city after defecting from Venezuela’s military, he thought he and hundreds of other deserters would soon launch an incursion to topple the autocrat back home. That isn’t how things worked out....
13:39 2019-05-29

62 border employees being investigated for secret Facebook group WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Monday that 62 current and eight former Border Patrol employees are under internal investigation following revelations of a secret Facebook group that mocked lawmakers and migrants. Most are under investigation for posts that surfac...
00:13 2019-07-16

Bureaucrats Among 7 Arrested In Scam Involving BSF Border Posts The CBI has arrested two senior National Projects Construction Company officials and five others on charges of corruption and irregularities in a project involving construction of Border Security......
18:00 2019-07-15

Latina Border Patrol officer dubbed ‘Ice Bae’ is a Democrat A Latina Border Patrol officer who went viral as #IceBae after being photographed on duty is a registered Democrat from Texas, records show. Kiara Cervantes, 26, identified herself Sunday on Twitter as the internet sensation who was snapped during Vice President Mike Pence’s recent visit to a ...
18:00 2019-07-16

Sen. Booker crosses border, meets asylum seekers Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker crossed back over the U.S. southern border on Wednesday, traveling to Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, to meet with migrants attempting to seek asylum in the United States. (July 4)        ...
14:26 2019-07-04

Pentagon: 2,100 more troops headed to U.S.-Mexico border in Texas An additional 2,100 troops, including 1,100 active-duty service members and 1,000 Texas National Guard soldiers, will be deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border "in the next several weeks," the Pentagon announced....
19:52 2019-07-18

Three Mexicans dead in Texas shooting just north of border Three Mexicans were among the 20 people who died in a shooting in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday, said Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who expressed condolences to both Mexican and American victims in the attack just north of Mexico....
07:26 2019-08-04

Migrants at overcrowded border facilities may become violent: DHS watchdog Migrants seeking asylum and being held at an overcrowded US Border Patrol facility in Texas could become violent due to the inhumane conditions, an internal Department of Homeland Security watchdog found. The El Paso Del Norte Processing Center in West Texas had packed 900 people into a building mea...
16:26 2019-06-01

Pentagon OKs sending 2,100 additional troops to Mexico border The Trump administration is beefing up troop levels at the U.S.-Mexico border, with the new acting defense secretary, Richard Spencer, on Tuesday approving a Department of Homeland Security request for an additional 2,100. ...
05:39 2019-07-18

Pentagon to deploy additional 2,100 troops to U.S.-Mexico border The Pentagon said on Wednesday it would send an additional 1,000 Texas National Guard and 1,100 active duty troops to the border with Mexico, the latest deployment in support of President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown....
21:00 2019-07-17

Border Patrol agents provide aid to woman having stroke YUMA – Border Patrol agents provided emergency medical care to a 63-year-old woman who suffered a stroke on Thursday. was provided emergency medical care from Yuma Sector agents after suffering a stroke Thursday afternoon. According to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a man told Yuma Se...
00:26 2019-09-05

Incomplete border tunnel found in Nogales parking lot TUCSON – An incomplete cross-border tunnel underneath a parking lot in Nogales was discovered by bi-national officials on Wednesday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said. Tucson Sector Border Patrol and members of Mexico’s Federal Police, Policia Federal found the incomplete tunnel while conducti...
21:52 2019-05-31

‘Dangerous’ migrant overcrowding at El Paso border facility EL PASO, Texas (AP) — An inspection at an El Paso Border Patrol station where detained migrants are held found this month that there were 900 people crammed into the 125-person facility at one point. The Office of Inspector General for the Department of Homeland Security found “dangerous overc...
21:00 2019-05-31

Border Patrol says it found largest-ever migrant group A group of 1,036 migrants that crossed the border illegally into El Paso, Texas, is the largest the Border Patrol has ever encountered, the agency said Thursday. (May 31)        ...
19:26 2019-05-31

| Pentagon frees $3.6bn for wall construction on Mexican border The US Defence Department said it was freeing up $3.6bn in funds budgeted for other projects to build a wall on the Mexican border as ordered by US President Donald Trump....
00:26 2019-09-05

Confusion, fear reigns on Mexico border with new US policy Asylum-seekers gathered in Nuevo Laredo, across the border from Texas, grappled to understand what a new U.S. policy that all but eliminates refuge claims by Central Americans meant for their bids to find a better life in America...
07:52 2019-07-17

Border Patrol: Migrants found in trailer nearly 100 degrees TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A truck driver is facing charges after federal authorities say he attempted to smuggle 33 migrants into the U.S. via a hot trailer through the Arizona desert. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said the 37-year-old Mexican driver was arrested Tuesday shortly following the discov...
09:00 2019-07-04

More migrants at U.S.-Mexico border suffering dehydration, overexertion Cases of severe dehydration and overexertion among migrants are skyrocketing in deep South Texas as people push their bodies past the breaking point to get into the United States, new statistics show....
19:00 2019-07-16

A German border town’s Left government and AfD voters Frankurt (Oder) picked a Left mayor in 2018. In the EU elections, however, the voters went the opposite direction, opting for the far-right Alternative for Germany party. Why? DW’s Marcel Fürstenau went to find out....
08:00 2019-05-31

US vows tariffs on Mexico until it stops border crossings Donald Trump's vaunted new trade deal with Mexico and Canada awaits ratification, however he now wants to impose tariffs. He has warned he will steadily jack up tariffs unless Mexico can stop border crossings....
08:00 2019-05-31

Pope says he would confront Trump directly on border wall Pope Francis said he was willing to tell U.S. President Donald Trump in person that it is wrong to build border walls and appeared to warn him not to resume a policy of separating families....
01:00 2019-05-29

Supreme Court will take 2nd look at cross-border shooting case The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to decide whether the parents of a Mexican teenager who was shot dead by a border agent from across the border can sue the officer for damages....
21:13 2019-05-28

The GoFundMe Border Wall Is the Quintessential Trump-Era Grift In 2012, historian Rick Perlstein wrote a piece of essential reading for understanding modern conservatism, titled “The Long Con” and published by the Baffler. It ties the right’s penchant for absurd and obvious grifts to the conservative mind’s particular vulnerability to fear and lies:...
17:39 2019-05-28

Border Patrol building 30-foot wall in Arizona The US Border Patrol has begun construction of five miles of a 30-foot border wall along the Colorado River near Yuma, Arizona. The wall is replacing an older barrier that was designed to stop vehciles from crossing, but allowed people to pass. (Sept. 10)        ...
12:26 2019-09-11

India Highlights "Terror From Beyond Afghanistan's Border" At Top UN Meet In a veiled reference to Pakistan, India has told the UN Security Council that the support and safe havens enjoyed by terror groups like the Taliban, the Haqqani Network, Lashkar-e-Taiba and......
16:26 2019-09-11

U.S. Senate passes $19.1 billion in disaster relief, no border aid The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, but without the extra funds to address a migrant surge at the border that President Donald Trump had requested....
23:26 2019-05-23

Far from border, US cities feel effect of migrant releases MIAMI (AP) — A surge of asylum-seeking families that has strained cities along the southern U.S. border for months is now being felt in cities far from Mexico. Immigrants are being housed in an airplane hangar and rodeo fairgrounds, while local authorities struggle to keep up with the influx. U.S. i...
21:26 2019-05-23

Senators propose legislation to protect your phone at the border For years, US border agents have been demanding access to digital devices as people pass into and out of the country. The practice has raised red flags and lawsuits, and the number of searches has spiked under the Trump Administration. Last month, th......
18:26 2019-05-23

'I can't handle this:' Doctors treating migrants on the border are walking out EL PASO, Texas — Two contracted doctors who had been serving inside overcrowded Border Patrol facilities in the El Paso, Texas, region have walked off the job in separate incidents since late May, two Border Patrol union officials have confirmed to the Washington Examiner....
10:13 2019-07-12

Border Patrol arrests two women on smuggling charges YUMA – Federal authorities say two women have been arrested, after they were caught with nearly 90 pounds of methamphetamine hidden inside their SUV. Border Patrol agents from the Yuma Sector stopped the pair Tuesday afternoon at the Interstate 8 Immigration Checkpoint. Investigators say the a...
00:26 2019-05-23

Deported child molester caught crossing the border EL PASO – A previously deported child molester was arrested as he tried to cross the border near El Paso, Texas on Saturday. 42-year-old Julianito De Jesus Diaz from El Salvador was attempting to enter the US with a group of migrants he was apprehended by Border Patrol Agents. Record check...
00:26 2019-05-23

A Dramatic Drop in Migrant Arrivals on the Border: What’s Happening? A migrant shelter in San Diego that only a month ago was crowded with new arrivals was nearly empty this week amid a sharp downturn in migrant apprehensions on the southern border....
18:39 2019-07-10

Congress joins debate over sending TSA employees to border WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are clashing over the Trump administration’s move to send hundreds of Transportation Security Administration employees to the U.S.-Mexico border. The TSA is asking federal air marshals, airport screeners and others to volunteer to support a buildup of federal agents...
21:01 2019-05-21

EU border guards start Albania migration watch The European Union's Frontex border agency deployed on Tuesday for the first time outside the EU, setting up on Albania's border with Greece to help fight illegal migration and crime....
17:39 2019-05-21

Warren's new U.S. immigration policy would end border crossing as a crime Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Thursday announced a broad immigration policy that would decriminalize undocumented border crossing and end the use of privately run detention centers if she is elected president....
21:00 2019-07-11

Nearly 1,000 migrants detained by Yuma Border Patrol this weekend TUCSON – Nearly 1,000 undocumented immigrants were taken into custody after Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents spotted the group attempting to enter the United States illegally this weekend. According to officials, the group of more than 900 people primarily from Central America surrendered them...
16:52 2019-05-21

House to vote again to block Trump's border emergency The House plans to vote again to block Donald Trump’s plan to divert billions of Pentagon dollars to his border wall, forcing Republicans to pick sides in a fight over one of the president’s top priorities. Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday the House would vote in the coming weeks on a resolution t...
21:39 2019-09-12

What is happening to migrant children at US border facilities? – podcast Elora Mukherjee is a prominent US immigration lawyer. Several weeks ago she visited the Clint border facility in Texas, which was holding hundreds of children who had tried to cross the border. What she saw was so shocking she has decided to speak out. And: Jennifer Silvers on how our experiences wh...
05:39 2019-07-11

What's the shortest distance between clubs in a cross-border European tie? Plus: teams with players sharing a birthday; first names for surnames; and Steve Archibald on Top of the Pops Mail us your questions or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“Copenhagen and Malmö face each other in the Europa League this season,” tweets David Thompson. “The two cities are 26 miles apart and joined ...
12:00 2019-09-11

Trump administration reports drop in border apprehensions PHOENIX, Ariz. – The Trump administration says it saw a 30-percent drop in the number of people apprehended at the southern border from July to August. The percentage of border crossing traveling as families also dipped by as much as 20-percent. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Mark ...
01:52 2019-09-11

Hezbollah Says It Shot Down Israeli Drone At Lebanese Border Hezbollah said Monday it had shot down an "Israeli drone" as it crossed the border into Lebanon, a week after a flash confrontation between the arch-foes....
13:13 2019-09-09

Israel open to US-led talks with Lebanon over border dispute JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it’s willing to engage in U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon to resolve a border dispute over a sliver of the Mediterranean Sea seen as rich with energy resources. Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz said he met Monday with U.S. envoy David Satterfield, who has shuttled b...
19:00 2019-05-27

Israel open to U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon on sea border Israel voiced openness on Monday to U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon on resolving a dispute over the neighbors' maritime border that has dogged Mediterranean oil and gas exploration....
13:52 2019-05-27

Hezbollah says it shot down 'Israeli drone' at Lebanon border The incident came one week after a fierce exchange of fire between Israel and Hezbollah. The militant group's leader had pledged to retaliate "deep inside Israel" if there are any more attacks....
14:52 2019-09-09

U.S. reports border detentions down in August as Mexico cooperates About 64,000 people were detained or turned back at the southwest border in August, down 22% from July and down 56% from a high mark in May, U.S. border officials said on Monday, citing greater cooperation from Mexico in cracking down on Central American migrants....
20:52 2019-09-09

Homeland Security requests 1,000 additional troops at border The Trump administration wants to send 1,000 more troops to the US-Mexico border “to provide supplemental holding and port of entry enforcement support” to Border Patrol agents, officials said Monday. The Department of Homeland Security made the request last week and is waiting to get ap...
07:39 2019-07-09

Texas congresswoman alleges ‘cover-up’ at border stations CLINT, Texas — A congresswoman says that the Department of Homeland Security is engaged in a “cover-up” in response to an Inspector General’s report that found poor conditions and “dangerous overcrowding” at Texas border stations. KVIA-TV reports that a senior member of...
11:13 2019-07-09

Trump administration touts big drop in border crossings Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan, speaking at the White House on Monday, touted a drop in border arrests and highlighted the construction of new sections of the border wall....
00:26 2019-09-10

Ireland will need no-deal Brexit checks, just not at border: minister Ireland will prevent physical checks and infrastructure along its border with British-run Northern Ireland in a no-deal Brexit but will need to take "some action somewhere" to protect the EU single market, Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Tuesday....
19:52 2019-07-09

Advocates want $100 million for woman killed by U.S. border agent HOUSTON — Advocates demanded $100 million in damages Thursday on behalf of the family of a 20-year-old Guatemalan woman who was shot and killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent last year. The legal claim on behalf of Claudia Patricia Gómez González was filed one year after she died. It comes as the U.S...
23:39 2019-05-24

Border apprehensions decline 28 percent following US-Mexico partnership, DHS says The Department of Homeland Security announced Tuesday that apprehensions at the southwest border plummeted in June after the Mexican government agreed early in the month -- under the threat of punishing U.S. tariffs -- to dramatically step up its own immigration enforcement efforts....
01:00 2019-07-10

Border Arrests Drop by 28% in June in First Decline of the Year Border officials credited the drop to Mexico’s enforcement measures, but immigration experts and former homeland security officials warned that it was too early to determine the long-term effects....
02:26 2019-07-10

Border Patrol seizes 52.2 pounds of meth at I-19 checkpoint TUCSON – More than 50 pounds of methamphetamine were seized at the Interstate 19 immigration checkpoint, U.S Customs and Border Protection announced Tuesday. According to CBP, Border Patrol agents located 50 packages of meth from a vehicle passing through the checkpoint. The drugs weighed appr...
03:00 2019-07-10

Guatemalan teenage boy dies in U.S. Border Patrol custody A 16-year-old Guatemalan boy died on Monday in U.S. Border Patrol custody in Texas, U.S. officials said, making him the fifth Guatemalan minor to die after being apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border since December....
07:26 2019-05-24

Senate Democrats Try to Corner Republicans on Border Emergency Democrats want a second vote on ending the emergency, a move meant to force Republicans to choose between rejecting a border wall or endorsing a plan to divert funding from projects in their states....
01:26 2019-09-11

Fifth migrant child dies after being detained by US border patrol Sixteen-year-old Guatemalan was detained in Texas on 13 May and found unresponsive on Monday, Customs and Border Protection saidThe US government says a 16-year-old Guatemalan died on Monday at a border patrol station in south Texas, the fifth death of a migrant child since December.US Customs and B...
15:26 2019-05-21

ISIS plotted to send terrorists through US-Mexico border ISIS plotted to smuggle English-speaking terrorists through the Mexican border to carry out a financial attack that would “cripple” the US economy, according to a new report. Details of the terror group’s failed plan to exploit the southern border emerged in a confession last month from one recruit,...
15:13 2019-06-07

U.S., Mexico Officials Hold Talks on Border Dispute The White House will host talks Wednesday with a delegation from Mexico, which is trying to avoid tariffs threatened on roughly $350 billion a year of Mexican imports amid a dispute over border security....
16:26 2019-06-05

Rep. Crenshaw slams AOC, Democrats on border crackdown: 'They don't want solutions' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. is using the border crisis to call President Trump evil not to find real solutions, Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas told Fox News....
17:00 2019-07-22

U.S. backs Israel's right to self-defense in Lebanon border tensions The U.S. government voiced concern on Sunday about growing tensions on the Israeli-Lebanese border, underscoring its support for Israel and warning Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah to refrain from actions that threatened Lebanese security....
22:39 2019-09-01

The Latest: Jury gets case at trial of border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on closing arguments at the trial of an Arizona border activist accused of harboring immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally (all times local): 1 p.m. Jurors have started deliberating at the trial of a border activist in Arizona accused of harboring immigrants who c...
23:01 2019-06-07

He Was Kicked Out Of Border Militia. FBI Found Gun 'Factory' In His Home Joshua Pratchard was enthusiastic about joining Arizona Border Recon, an armed civilian group that patrols the U.S.-Mexico border looking for unauthorized migrants and drug smugglers....
21:26 2019-08-30

Senior UK Brexit border preparation official leaves her job The British official who was in charge of Brexit border preparations, Karen Wheeler, has left her job, Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs said on Thursday....
20:00 2019-06-06

U.S. border surge eases but detention conditions grim The record surge of Central American families at the U.S. southwest border has begun to ease after tougher enforcement efforts in Mexico but conditions in migrant detention facilities remain dire, according to Mexican and U.S. officials....
12:52 2019-07-03

Second migrant in a week dies after being taken into custody by Border Patrol A Honduran woman died Monday after being taken into custody by U.S. Border Patrol agents in south central Texas, marking the seventh such death since the fiscal year started in October and the second this week....
16:26 2019-06-04

| WATCH: Gunfire at California-Mexico border crossing A US Customs and Border Patrol agent was involved in a shooting at California's border with Mexico. No injuries were immediately reported. San Diego police say the shooting happened in a secondary vehicle inspection area....
14:52 2019-06-04

'Fox & Friends' takes on AOC's explosive accusations against border agents The hosts of "Fox & Friends" reacted Tuesday to new, explosive accusations against border agents from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after a visit to a Texas detention facility. ...
15:26 2019-07-02

Images of Border Patrol migrant overcrowding released Migrants were overcrowded in federal detention facilities in the Rio Grande Valley, where dangerous conditions were described as “a ticking time bomb” during June, according to an inspector general’s report Tuesday.        ...
04:00 2019-07-03

How a congressional trip to a border detention center went wrong Democrats described brutal conditions as ProPublica reported demeaning Facebook posts attributed to border officialsThe trip was seen as a simple fact-finding mission for members of Congress to view conditions at the border. But within hours of their arrival in Texas to tour facilities, the visit ha...
00:39 2019-07-03

Geraldo Rivera: Border Patrol must show 'decency' Fox News' Geraldo Rivera had strong words for Border Patrol agents after an expose brought to light a secret Facebook group comprised of former and current members that included vulgar and disparaging comments aimed at immigrants and hispanic congresswomen....
06:52 2019-07-02

AOC repeats ‘concentration camp’ claim after border visit Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez repeated her claim that the US is holding migrants in “concentration camps” along the southern border in a tweet Tuesday afternoon that included images of crowded living conditions in Border Patrol facilities. Ocasio-Cortez sent the tweet a day afte...
01:52 2019-07-03

DHS report details ‘dangerous overcrowding’ in border facilities Children and adult migrants detained at the US-Mexico border are subjected to “dangerous overcrowding” conditions that represent “an immediate risk to the health and safety” of border agents and those detained, according to a scathing new report released Tuesday by an independent government wa...
01:52 2019-07-03

UK says it has made alternative Irish border backstop proposals Britain has made alternative proposals to replace the Irish border backstop and it is simply wrong of Ireland and other EU countries to suggest that London has not, British Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said on Friday....
09:39 2019-08-30

Israel exchanges fire with Hezbollah along Lebanon border Israel's military said on Sunday anti-tank missiles from Lebanon targeted an army base and vehicles and that it responded with fire into southern Lebanon....
17:26 2019-09-01

Closing arguments to be held in border activist’s trial TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Attorneys are scheduled to deliver closing statements on Friday in the criminal trial against a humanitarian aid volunteer who says he was fulfilling his duty to help others when he encountered two migrants near the U.S.-Mexico border. The trial against 36-year-old Scott Daniel ...
07:00 2019-06-07

Trump likens Irish border to wall between US and Mexico Leo Varadkar tells US president Ireland wishes to avoid border or wall after BrexitD-day veterans and world leaders take part in emotional ceremonyDonald Trump has started his visit to Ireland by comparing its post-Brexit border with Northern Ireland to the US border with Mexico, along which he want...
20:13 2019-06-05

Israel, Hezbollah exchange fire along Lebanon border Israel's military said on Sunday anti-tank missiles from Lebanon targeted an army base and vehicles and that it responded with fire into southern Lebanon....
17:26 2019-09-01

CBP to investigate secret border patrol Facebook group U.S. Customs and Border Protection has launched an investigation into reports of a secret Facebook group of thousands of former and current border agents where they made jokes about the deaths of migrants....
12:26 2019-07-02

US Says "Concerned" Over Rising Tensions On Israel-Lebanon Border The United States voiced concern Sunday after Israel and Hezbollah exchanged fire along the Lebanese border, slamming the "destabilizing role" of Iranian proxies in the Middle East....
10:26 2019-09-02

AOC confronts McAleenan over border agent Facebook group Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan told lawmakers that there is an "aggressive" ongoing investigation into the secret Facebook group of current and former Border Patrol agents that sparked outrage earlier this month, responding to a question from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez during ...
13:52 2019-07-19

DHS Urgently Looking Into Crisis Of...Bad Posts From Border Patrol Agents Earlier this week, a ProPublica investigation found current and former Customs and Border Protection agents were members of a large private Facebook group filled with virulently racist, sexist, and openly threatening content, some of which directly targeted elected representatives like Alexandria Oc...
17:39 2019-07-03

How parents can talk to kids frightened by the situation at the border They’re hearing that small children are abandoned, hurt, ill and caged. That is every child’s worst nightmare, and they may believe it could happen to them, too....
18:39 2019-07-03

Pentagon agrees to reallocate $3.6B for border wall projects The Pentagon approved the reallocation of $3.6 billion of defense funding to President Donald Trump's plan for an expanded physical border along the U.S.-Mexico border....
03:52 2019-09-04

US says border wall will ‘avoid’ historic Texas cemetery HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government says it won’t build President Donald Trump’s border wall on the site of a historic cemetery that might have required the exhumation of graves. U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued a statement Monday saying it would “avoid” the Eli Jacks...
20:39 2019-06-03

Trump says Irish border Brexit 'wall' will work out well The US president said he didn't think there'd be any problem with the border "wall" in Ireland. He was quickly corrected by his Irish host, who said any such barrier was the last thing the country needed....
06:26 2019-06-06

Blame for bad budget belongs with Trump’s border bluster If the emerging Capitol Hill budget deal is “the worst in history,” as one watchdog group calls it, a large part of the fault lies with President Trump’s inept “government shutdown” over funding for a border wall last winter....
21:26 2019-07-22

Two men rescued by Border Patrol in Tucson mountain range TUCSON – A man was airlifted and rescued by Border Patrol after he was found unconscious with a group of undocumented immigrants in a desert mountain range west of Tucson late Tuesday night. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Border Patrol agents located a group of 18 people afte...
09:52 2019-06-08

Pentagon approves an additional 20 miles of border wall Secretary of Defense Mark Esper has approved an additional 20 miles of 30-foot high barriers for the southern border, a section of wall that is being paid for by previously repurposed Pentagon funds....
00:52 2019-08-28

After 4 Months, Venezuela Reopens Border Crossing With Colombia CÚCUTA, Colombia — Thousands are crossing into Colombia to buy food and medicine after Venezuela’s embattled president reopened a border that had been shut for almost four months. Long lines of Venezuelans stood at two international bridges near the city of Cúcuta on Saturd...
18:00 2019-06-08

Trump Pressures Mexico as Second Day of Border Talks Begin President Trump said that progress was being made in border-security talks between Mexican and U.S. officials, but said Mexico must “step up to the plate” if it wants to head off tariffs planned for next week....
17:13 2019-06-06

Border activist Scott Warren to be retried on 2 charges TUCSON – Prosecutors announced Tuesday morning the border activists charged on harboring counts will have a retrial. During Scott Warren’s trial in June, defense attorneys argued he was just being kind by giving two migrants water, food and lodging when he was arrested in early 2018. He faced up to ...
19:39 2019-07-02

'Come on man, what's that about?': Cummings assails DHS chief over border facility conditions House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings ripped into the acting head of Homeland Security Thursday, upbraiding Kevin McAleenan over the conditions of detention facilities for migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. The Maryland Democrat got emotional while discussing the crowded centers migrants are bei...
22:26 2019-07-18

Shooting erupts at California-Mexico border crossing SAN DIEGO — A U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent has been involved in a shooting at California’s border with Mexico but there’s no word on whether anyone was injured. San Diego police say the shooting took place Monday night in a secondary vehicle inspection area near the San Ysidro Po...
08:52 2019-06-04

At least one killed in two motorbike explosions in Syrian border town At least one civilian was killed and more than 16 wounded on Tuesday by two bombs hidden in motorbikes in the Syrian border town of Azaz, which is controlled by Turkey-backed rebels, two witnesses and a security source said....
16:26 2019-09-03

Homeland Security chief says family separations at U.S. border are down Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan said fewer than 1,000 children have been separated from families out of 450,000 family groups that have crossed the border since October....
08:26 2019-07-19

AOC says she confronted Border Patrol agent over ‘stealth selfie’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claimed Tuesday she confronted a US Customs and Border Protection agent after the agent trying to sneak a “mocking” selfie with her at Texas Border Patrol facility — following allegations she yelled at officers there “in a threatening manner.” “T...
23:26 2019-07-02

Bangladeshi Border Personnel Intrude Into Meghalaya Village Armed personnel of the Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) intruded into Meghalaya's Muktapur village and threatened Indian villagers to stop construction of an internal road, locals said on Monday....
21:00 2019-07-22

Border Patrol investigating 'racist' Facebook group for agents US Border Patrol is investigating a secret Facebook group which allegedly shared images of dead migrants and violent sexual memes of women who had spoken up in the migrants' defence....
13:39 2019-07-02

Facing new asylum curb, nerves for those waiting at U.S.-Mexico border Number 12,026 - better known as Marcial Artigas, 33, from Holguin, Cuba - waited nervously at a migration office at the U.S.-Mexico border as a Mexican official called out numbers from a long list of hopefuls waiting to cross to the United States....
23:13 2019-07-15

US briefing: Border facility conditions, Antarctic ice and Hong Kong Tuesday’s top story: Democrats describe ‘horrifying’ conditions at Texas migrant detention facility. Plus, the rise of the CEO as social justice warriorSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
15:52 2019-07-02

Border agents seize ancient Egyptian mummy linen US Customs and Border Protection officers in Michigan seized five jars of ancient Egyptian mummy linen coming illegally through the northern border last month. Inspection of a shipment on a Canadian mail truck in Marysville, Michigan, on May 25 revealed the illegal antiquities, believed to be from b...
02:26 2019-06-28

‘Everyone hates this place’: Border bill tears apart Democratic caucus Democrats broke into open warfare Thursday over Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s surrender to the Senate’s emergency border aid package, with the caucus’s long-simmering divide between progressives and centrists playing out in dramatic fashion on the House floor. Some lawmakers even resorted to public name-...
03:52 2019-06-28

Border Patrol Chief: Sexist Facebook posts ‘inappropriate’ CLINT, Texas (AP) — The head of the U.S. Border Patrol says sexist posts and comments mocking migrant deaths in a closed Facebook group for agents and employees are “completely inappropriate.” Carla Provost said in a statement Monday that any employee who violated standards will be held ...
00:52 2019-07-02

BSF Commanders Asked To Spend 25 Nights A Month At Posts Along Border The BSF has directed its battalion commanders to spend at least 25 nights in a month at a forward post along the India-Pakistan International Border (IB) in Jammu as part of its renewed efforts to......
18:26 2019-07-23

New UK PM Boris Johnson (still) thinks there’s a tech solution for the Irish border Perhaps we should feel sorry for Boris Johnson. He just attained a long-held ambition of his, ascending to the office of Prime Minister following a tight competition with his Conservative rivals. And now he has to figure out Brexit, with a deadline of October 31. Thank you all for the incredible hon...
22:39 2019-07-23

‘They’re deporting the wrong people’: a family torn apart by border policy Leticia Stegall owned a business, paid taxes and had a teenage daughter who was a US citizen, but Ice deported her anywayLeticia Stegall still runs the Blue Line bar. Drawing up the rotas. Ordering barrels of beer. Encouraging the staff to put the TVs on, the umbrellas out and clear the tables quick...
08:26 2019-08-02

900 asylum seekers returned to wait in Mexican border city The United States has sent about 900 mostly Central American and Cuban migrants back to the northern Mexico border city of Matamoros since expanding its “remain in Mexico” program to the easternmost point on the shared border two weeks ago...
19:26 2019-08-02

An American Teen Arrested by Border Patrol Has Been in Custody for More Than Three Weeks U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the agency that detains and deports immigrants, routinely fucks up. These fuck ups often include, somehow, detaining American citizens, which is all the more reason to abolish the force, if not for just its alleged human rights abuses against immigrants....
16:39 2019-07-23

CBP shares image of child being used by imposter parent to cross border Customs and Border Protection this week shared an image of a toddler brought to the border by a migrant with prior arrests who was falsely claiming to be the boy’s father in an attempt to gain entry to the U.S. But he was foiled by a DNA test and never made it....
21:00 2019-08-02

Secret US Border Patrol hate group exposed on Facebook Investigative journalist A.C. Thompson from ProPublica today exposed a secret Facebook group for US Border Patrol agents full of racist and misogynistic comments and memes, including calls for violent action against immigrants and Democrats. The group, called “I’m 10-15,” a reference to the Border P...
04:26 2019-07-02

El Paso attack fails to deter border-bound migrants For those who heard about the event, it was another moment to rework the calculus that underpinned their decision to migrate. Was now the right time to move their families to the United States?...
02:26 2019-08-06

Mega-Exercise By Security Agencies To Curb Infiltration Along Pak Border Constant patrolling along the line of control and the international border has brought down infiltration levels by 43 per cent and agencies are now working overtime to further strengthen the......
02:52 2019-07-23

House Democrats suspend work on retooling border aid legislation U.S. House Democrats on Thursday suspended work on legislation to retool Senate-passed border aid legislation, a Democratic aide said. The Democrats had been planning to vote later Thursday on adding protections for migrant children to the bill....
21:26 2019-06-27

| US border | Brexit: WATCH the top world news videos for today Senate approves its own border aid bill amid photo outrage | Johnson refuses to rule out suspending Parliament to force through Brexit; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
20:00 2019-06-27

| WATCH: Officials give tour of border facility in Texas Journalists have been given a tour of a Border Patrol facility in Texas after an Associated Press report highlighted the squalid conditions, inadequate food and sanitation issues inside. WATCH NOW....
20:00 2019-06-27

Hamas says Israeli troops kill fighter on Gaza border Israel's military said soldiers opened fire on Thursday after spotting two Palestinian gunmen near the Gaza border fence, and the Hamas militant group said one of its fighters was killed....
13:52 2019-07-11

| WATCH | Mozambique sets up Ebola screening at Malawi border Mozambique on Saturday set up disease checkpoints along its border with Malawi as a precaution against any spreading of a deadly Ebola outbreak, a senior health ministry official said....
13:39 2019-08-05

Missing Phoenix man’s truck found parked near Nogales border TUCSON – A Phoenix man has been missing for nearly three weeks. John Navin, 56, was last heard from on June 20.  His family is asking for help from the public in getting him home. His sister, Jeri Navin Smith last spoke to him when he was in Nogales, Mexico where he normally visits to get pres...
16:26 2019-07-10

Indian Army Hands Over Body Of Pak Boy Recovered From Stream Near Border Three days after the body of an eight-year-old boy from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) was pulled out of the Kishenganga River in Jammu and Kashmir's Gurez sector, the army today handed over the body......
01:39 2019-07-12

DHS continues surging personnel to border despite big decline in illegal crossings The Department of Homeland Security has continued to surge hundreds of supplemental personnel to the border even as the number of people who illegally crossed and presented at ports of entry in June declined dramatically....
06:52 2019-07-10

Salvadoran family mourns death of young father across U.S. border Like many Salvadoran migrants before them, Marvin Gonzalez and his eight-year-old daughter Joselyn set off from their farm surrounded by corn and sugarcane one morning in early July with dreams of better lives in the United States....
01:52 2019-08-04

US general: Cartels are using migrants to distract from drug smuggling at the border Criminal cartels are using groups of migrants as a distraction for their drug smuggling activities on the southern border, according to the commander of U.S. Northern Command....
07:39 2019-07-23

Official: Soldiers died by suicide at Arizona-Mexico border TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A medical examiner says two soldiers helping secure the Mexico border in Arizona died by suicide. Pima County Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Greg Hess said Thursday the soldiers died of self-inflicted gunshot wounds. Officials say 20-year-old Pfc. Steven Hodges of Menifee, Californi...
01:52 2019-06-28

| WATCH: Mozambique sets up Ebola screening at Malawi border Mozambique on Saturday set up disease checkpoints along its border with Malawi as a precaution against any spreading of a deadly Ebola outbreak, a senior health ministry official said....
16:26 2019-08-03

Boris Johnson: 'can-do spirit' can solve problem of Irish border Favourite to be PM compares Brexit to mission to put astronauts on moon in 1969Boris Johnson has put his faith in optimism to find technological solutions to prevent a hard Irish border if he becomes prime minister, as the DUP impressed on him the need to resolve the issue of the backstop to keep th...
13:39 2019-07-22

Reports of abuse of detained minors at Yuma border station NBC News- There are new reports of mistreatment of children at a border detention center in Arizona. NBC News have obtained reports on abuse of minors at a Yuma Border Patrol station. NBC News NBC News has obtained dozens of health and human services reports of alleged mistreatment of children held ...
00:13 2019-07-11

Senate Democrats introduce bill to end family separations at border Senate Democrats introduced a bill Thursday calling for the end of family separations at the U.S. border with Mexico, as well as bolstering health and safety protections for children and families....
04:00 2019-07-12

43-year-old migrant collapses at U.S. border station, dies in hospital A 43-year-old El Salvadoran man who crossed into the U.S. with his daughter collapsed at a border station and later died at a hospital, officials said Saturday....
15:00 2019-06-30

House to 'reluctantly' back Senate border aid bill: Pelosi Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday gave up on an effort to add additional migrant protections to a Senate-passed border aid bill, with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi saying it was urgent to secure the funds the legislation would provide....
04:13 2019-06-28

Many in media changing their tune on border 'crisis' after claiming it was 'manufactured' Media pundits and anchors seemingly switched gears in recent weeks and now consider the immigration problems at the southern border a "crisis," after months of downplaying the issue and blaming President Trump. ...
00:00 2019-07-01

Trump Loses Again in Efforts to Build His Precious Border Wall Tally another loss for the great deal-maker-in-chief and his obsessive need to build a “big, beautiful” border wall with taxpayer money that hasn’t been approved by Congress....
20:13 2019-06-29

Trump administration loses bid to lift bar on funds for border wall A federal appeals court on Wednesday refused to lift an injunction barring the Trump administration from using $2.5 billion intended for the fight against illegal narcotics to build a wall along the southern U.S. border with Mexico....
04:26 2019-07-04

Trump appeals U.S. judge's border wall funding ruling U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday appealed a U.S. judge's ruling that blocked his administration from using $2.5 billion in funds intended for anti-drug activities to construct a wall along the southern border with Mexico....
20:13 2019-06-29

Former acting ICE chief defends administration response to border crisis Former acting Immigration and Customs Director Ron Vitiello defended President Donald Trump's response to the influx of migrants at the southern border in an exclusive interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer....
20:00 2019-07-04

U.S. Democratic lawmakers slam Trump's latest border initiatives U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Friday called President Donald Trump's latest anti-immigration initiatives "unacceptable" and warned his administration against misappropriating funding authorized only for humanitarian use....
00:26 2019-07-20

Irish Brexit border issue cannot be solved by tech alone: former UK official There is no technology solution that alone can solve the issue of the border between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic in a no-deal Brexit scenario, the British official who was in charge of Brexit border preparations said on Wednesday....
12:00 2019-07-03

"Help, 40 Days Here": Photos Show Migrants Crammed Into US Border Centres Government investigators warned of dangerous overcrowding at more migrant facilities on the southwest US border, publishing photos on Tuesday of packed cells in Texas' Rio Grande Valley where some......
06:52 2019-07-03

Democratic lawmakers slam Trump's latest border initiatives U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Friday called President Donald Trump's latest anti-immigration initiatives "unacceptable" and warned his administration against misappropriating funding authorized only for humanitarian use....
03:00 2019-07-20

'Help, 40 days here': Photos show migrants crammed into U.S. border facilities Government investigators warned of dangerous overcrowding at more migrant facilities on the southwest U.S. border, publishing photos on Tuesday of packed cells in Texas' Rio Grande Valley where some children have no access to showers or hot meals....
04:00 2019-07-03

Family separations at US-Mexico border drop sharply: DHS official A top Team Trump official said Thursday that the number of family separations at the border has plummeted since last summer’s zero-tolerance policy was in effect. Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan said fewer than 1,000 children have been separated from families out of 450,000 ...
23:39 2019-07-18

Seesaws built on US-Mexico border let kids from both sides play Children on either side of the US-Mexico border played together despite a fence dividing them — thanks to three pink seesaws erected by a pair of California professors. The teeter-totters on the outskirts of El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez in Mexico are the handiwork of Ronald Rael, an archi...
18:52 2019-07-31

US border wall seesaws allow children on each side to play together – video The architect and anti-border wall campaigner Ronald Rael has installed three pink seesaws on the US-Mexico border to allow families on each side to ‘meaningfully connect’ with each other and highlight the bond between the two countries. Rael says the seesaws have turned the wall into a ‘literal ful...
18:52 2019-07-31

U.S. border patrol under fire as criticism of detention centers rises The acting head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has ordered an investigation into reports that Border Patrol agents have been posting offensive anti-immigrant comments and threats against lawmakers on a private Facebook group....
21:39 2019-07-03

| WATCH: Seesaws let kids on each side of US-Mexico border play together Two California professors have installed seesaws across the US-Mexico border in a blunt rebuke to President Donald Trump over his plans to build a wall along the 2000-mile boundary between the two countries....
18:39 2019-07-31

An ever-expanding job for border agents: sensitive decisions on migrants' fates In a U.S. border patrol facility in El Paso, Texas, labels on holding cells indicate whether migrants have been selected - "yes" or "no" - for a new Trump administration program that sends asylum seekers to wait out their U.S. court hearings in Mexico....
19:52 2019-07-03

U.S. probes border patrol as criticism of detention centers rises The acting head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has ordered an investigation into reports that Border Patrol agents have been posting offensive anti-immigrant comments and threats against lawmakers on a private Facebook group....
19:52 2019-07-03

Trump claims migrants in Border Patrol custody 'are living far better now' President Donald Trump sought to defend images of inhumane conditions and extreme overcrowding at Border Patrol facilities Wednesday, claiming that migrants seeking asylum in the United States subjected to these conditions "are living far better now."...
03:00 2019-07-04

Trump says Kim Jong Un 'very much wants to' meet at DMZ hours ahead of border visit President Trump says Kim Jong Un "very much wants to" meet him at the Korean demilitarized zone in what would be an unprecedented display of goodwill between the U.S. and North Korea....
07:52 2019-06-30

Watch: Jewish groups protest ‘concentration camps’ on border Using a comparison to "concentration camps" that some Jewish groups consider offensive, some others are embracing the term to take action against the immigration detention centers at the U.S.-Mexico border....
21:00 2019-07-17

Guatemala Immigration Pact Set to Spur Single Migrants to U.S. Border The new U.S. and Guatemala agreement would likely change migration dynamics, lessening the flow of asylum-seeking families but raising the number of single migrants who try to enter the U.S. undetected....
20:52 2019-07-31

62 U.S. border patrol employees under internal investigation for Facebook posts U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Monday that 62 current and eight former Border Patrol employees are under internal investigation following revelations of a secret Facebook group that mocked lawmakers and migrants....
08:39 2019-07-16

Rwanda seals Congo border after third Ebola case in Goma Rwandan authorities closed the border with the Ebola-hit Congolese city of Goma on Thursday for all people other than Congolese citizens leaving Rwanda, as a third case of Ebola was confirmed in Goma....
12:52 2019-08-01

Government Watchdog Finds Squalid Conditions in Border Centers A Department of Homeland Security inspector general’s report detailed overcrowding and children without showers or hot meals, and lawmakers demanded answers....
03:13 2019-07-03

Girl recalls poor care in Texas border station In a video obtained by The Associated Press, a young girl who spent 12 days locked in a Texas border station where hundreds of other migrant children have been detained this year describes to her attorney how she was treated. (July 1)        ...
23:52 2019-07-01

Chinese border guards put secret surveillance app on tourists' phones Software extracts emails, texts and contacts and could be used to track movementsChinese border police are secretly installing surveillance apps on the phones of visitors and downloading personal information as part of the government’s intensive scrutiny of the remote Xinjiang region, the Guardian c...
00:39 2019-07-03

Pence acknowledges ‘tough stuff’ at border detention center WASHINGTON (AP) — Acknowledging “this is tough stuff,” Vice President Mike Pence says he was not surprised by what he saw Friday as he toured a Texas Border Patrol station, where hundreds of men were being kept in cages with no cots amid sweltering heat. Pence said later, “I knew w...
07:52 2019-07-13

U.N. Rights Head ‘Shocked’ by Treatment of Migrant Children at U.S. Border Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations human rights chief, condemned the conditions faced by migrant children at the border, urging Washington to “consider the damage being done every day.”...
03:13 2019-07-09

Marines arrested for smuggling illegal immigrants near southern border Two Marines were busted last week in California for allegedly smuggling a trio of illegal immigrants near the US-Mexico border. Marines Bryon Darnell Law II and David Javier Salazar-Quintero were caught about 10 a.m. last Wednesday by a US Border Patrol agent while driving three illegal immigrants o...
07:39 2019-07-09

Chuck Schumer faces liberal ire over border bill ‘betrayal’ Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is facing a lingering political backlash from liberal House Democrats over his role in the passage of a bipartisan border bill last week, which saw House Speaker Nancy Pelosi forced to back down from a push to include restrictions on immigration enforcement....
00:26 2019-07-02

Congresswoman claims ‘cover-up’ at border stations Texas Democratic congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee alleges that the Department of Homeland Security is engaged in a "cover-up" after an Inspector General's report that found poor conditions and "dangerous overcrowding" at Texas border stations. (July 9)        ...
14:52 2019-07-09

House yields, sends Senate border bill to Trump The Democratic-controlled House voted Thursday to send President Donald Trump a bipartisan, Senate-drafted, $4.6 billion measure to care for migrant refugees detained at the southern border. (June 27)        ...
10:26 2019-06-28

No easy answers on impact of no-deal Brexit on border: Ireland There are no easy answers on how to avoid the need for physical infrastructure and related checks and controls on the island of Ireland if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, the Irish government said on Tuesday....
17:39 2019-07-09

U.N. raises alarm over child detention conditions at the border in Texas The U.N. high commissioner for human rights said the detention of migrant children in the United States is inhumane and degrading and could violate international law....
18:13 2019-07-08

Keeping Irish border open in no-deal Brexit difficult but possible, PM says Reconciling Ireland's twin aims of keeping its border with Northern Ireland open and remaining a fully compliant member of the EU's single market in a no-deal Brexit would be difficult but possible, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Monday....
12:39 2019-07-08

US Ordered Into Mediation On Border Patrol Treatment Of Migrant Children A U.S. federal judge on Friday ordered the government into mediation to resolve serious concerns about the treatment of migrant children at crowded U.S. border patrol facilities in Texas....
04:39 2019-06-29

ACLU sues FBI, Border Patrol, ICE over 'secret' activist database The ACLU is suing the FBI and two other agencies on behalf of three activists who say they were harassed and detained at the border as part of a secret government anti-immigration program....
19:26 2019-07-24

Trump offers to meet Kim Jong Un at North Korean border President Trump on Friday raised the possibility of meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un while in South Korea over the next few days, tweeting that he’s willing to meet Kim at the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea. ...
02:52 2019-06-29

U.S. judge declines to block Trump's new asylum border rule A U.S. district judge on Wednesday declined to block a new rule that bars almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the country's southern border, handing a victory to U.S. President Donald Trump's crackdown on immigration....
18:39 2019-07-24

Acting homeland security secretary defends border conditions _____ WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday defended conditions at U.S. Border Patrol stations following reports of crowded and unsanitary conditions that have heightened debate about President Donald Trump’s immigration policy, a trademark issue for his re-e...
20:13 2019-07-07

DR Congo sees first case of Ebola in Goma, near Rwanda border The Democratic Republic of Congo has reported its first case of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma. The presence of the virus has raised concerns of an outbreak in the densely populated area along the Rwandan border....
10:00 2019-07-15

Hong Kong protests approach border of mainland China Thousands protested in a mainland China border town Saturday against China traders, riding on the momentum of weeks of extradition bill protests in Hong Kong....
04:52 2019-07-14

Border 'czar': Cartels making more trafficking humans over drugs into US Criminal Mexican cartels now make more money trafficking people across the U.S. border than they do selling drugs, according to President Trump’s pick to be the first-ever national “border czar.”...
22:13 2019-06-28

Another Democrat joins AOC in criticizing border patrol agents: 'We were disrespected' Rep. Norma Torres, D-Calif, said she felt unsafe during her visit to a southern border detention facility on "New Day" Tuesday and claimed she was disrespected by the agents on duty. ...
01:00 2019-07-03

House rejects 2 AOC amendments to limit Trump border crackdown The Democratic-led House rejected Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez-led efforts Friday to curb President Trump’s border crackdown. Two amendments Ocasio-Cortez authored to a defense authorization bill failed to get enough support from her colleagues on the House floor Friday. The Bronx Democrat, who has...
23:00 2019-07-12

Government moves more than 300 children out of Texas Border Patrol station Attorneys who visited the station in Clint, Texas last week said older children were trying to take care of infants and toddlers, The Associated Press first reported Thursday....
19:52 2019-06-27

Mexico eyes steps to cut immigrant flows to U.S. border, official says Mexico wants to sharpen existing measures in its bid to narrow a flood of Central American migrants to the U.S. border, a top Mexican official said on Friday, ahead of planned meetings in Washington over tariffs threatened by President Donald Trump....
07:26 2019-06-01

Israel and Hezbollah exchange border fire for first time in years The Iran-backed Lebanese militant group Hezbollah has attacked an Israeli army base and a nearby military vehicle as tensions remain high along the border between Israel and Lebanon....
23:00 2019-09-01

400 Central American migrants cross into Mexico, aim to reach U.S. border The border crossing comes after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on Mexican imports unless Mexico does more to stop the passage of migrants through its territory....
23:26 2019-06-04

Bunker Built At Government School Near J&K Border For Children's Safety As part of the government's initiative to provide bunkers for civilians near border areas, a government school in Kalsian area of the district has got a bunker which can be used for running classes......
08:00 2019-06-05

Why a Texas boy says he raised $22,000 for GoFundMe border wall by selling hot chocolate The wall is more than 20 feet tall and goes up a 300-foot incline over mountainous terrain. It also extends 7 feet into the ground.        ...
10:52 2019-06-05

Hezbollah destroyed Israeli military vehicle near border: statement Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah said its fighters destroyed an Israeli military vehicle near the border on Sunday, killing and wounding those inside the vehicle....
17:26 2019-09-01