A sudden increase in the number of Mexican families and asylum seekers trying to cross into the United States has raised fears of a new border crisis, frustrating Department of Homeland Security officials who are unable to deter Mexican nationals with the same restrictive immigration policies designed to keep Central Americans out of the country.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a member of the "Mexican Mafia" for allegedly smuggling a load of migrants near the Texas border.
Frustrated with migration surge, Trump suggested several border security ideas, including a reptile-filled moat and shooting migrants. Staffers separated the ideas into two categories — those to be dismissed, and those to be implemented.
Border Patrol agents assigned to the Texas-Mexico border region rescued nine migrant family members in two incidents from possibly drowning while illegally crossing the border from Mexico. The incidents occurred in the El Paso and Del Rio Sectors.
As the Trump administration has all but stopped allowing Central American families to seek asylum in the US, Mexican parents and children are arriving in increasing numbers at the southern border and seeking asylum amid escalating cartel violence
CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) - Lizbeth Garcia tended to her 3-year-old son outside a tent pitched on a sidewalk, their temporary home while they wait for their number to be called to claim asylum in the United States. The 33-year-old fled Mexico's western state of Michoacan a few weeks ago
CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) " Lizbeth Garcia tended to her 3-year-old son outside a tent pitched on a sidewalk, their temporary home while they wait for their number to be called to claim asylum in the United States.The 33-year-old fled Mexico's western state of Michoacan a few weeks ago with her husband and five children " ages 3 to 12 " when her husband, a truck driver, couldn't pay fees that criminal gangs demanded for each trailer load. The family decided it was time to go when [
President Trump's United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade is one thing the White House would rather not see stuck at the southern border, yet it's been trapped there for months. Ratification of the deal to replace the 1993 North American Free Trade Agreement is being held up by liberal Democrats who argue that Mexico cannot be trusted to hold up its end of the bargain.