‘US stole from Honduras more’: Migrants at US border demand $50k ‘reparations’, faster processing

Two groups of Central American migrants, a fraction of the 7,000-strong human tide that massed at the border during US elections, are demanding speedy approval of their asylum claims – or $ 50,000 to go home. One group of about 100 Hondurans has asked the Trump administration to pay them $ 50,000 each to leave […]

Trump inexplicably told Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi that Mexico would pay for the border wall as part of the landmark new trade deal

Mark Wilson/Getty Images President Donald Trump told House Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi that Mexico would pay for a wall along the US-Mexico border through the updated North American Free Trade Agreement. The deal does not include any provisions compelling Mexico to pay for a border wall. Trump also argued that increased economic growth from the agreement […]

‘A tinkle contest with a skunk’: Pelosi trashes Trump’s ‘manhood’ after heated border wall talk

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi had some choice words for the president following an argumentative exchange in the Oval Office in which she blamed him for an impending government shutdown. “It’s like a manhood thing for him,” she said, referring to the president’s obsession with building a border wall. “As if manhood could ever be […]

400+ caravan migrants detained after crossing border fence in Texas

Hundreds of migrants from a Central American “caravan” turned themselves in to the US Border Patrol in El Paso, Texas. They hope to still get asylum in the US, due to to a court challenge to President Donald Trump’s new policy. Groups of migrants, including families, showed up at an opening in the border fence […]

At least 3 people killed when a truck carrying passengers in cargo bed overturns while fleeing from Border Patrol

Google Maps At least three people are dead and multiple people are injured in a rollover crash that involved a chase with Border Patrol. A truck was reportedly carrying passengers in the cargo bed when it crashed. 3 people had major injuries and 5 other had minor injuries, Cal Fire San Diego said. One of […]

Conditions are so dire at the US-Mexico border that migrants are getting sick, and contracting lice and chicken pox

Several thousand Central American migrants are living out of a filthy, overcrowded sports complex on the US-Mexico border.  They are facing sickness and indefinite waits amid shifting US border policies.  Since the migrants began cramming into the complex in Tijuana, there have been multiplecases of respiratory illnesses, lice, and chicken pox.  Many of the people […]

Mom pictured fleeing with her kids from tear gas at the US border says she never thought Border Patrol would use it on children

REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File photo A mom who fled tear gas with her kids at the US border said she did not think Border Control would use the gas on children. Maria Lila Meza Castro arrived at the border to seek asylum on Sunday alongside other Central American migrants, who were met with tear gas after some […]

US border patrol repels migrants with tear gas after Mexico crossing closure

After suspending all traffic at the US’ busiest port with Mexico, border patrol guards had to resort to tear gas to fend off migrants cutting holes in the border wall to gain entrance by other means. All crossings were completely suspended at the US’ busiest point of entry following a gate rush attempt where hundreds […]

US & Mexico agree on border policy to keep caravan migrants out while asylum is processed

The incoming Mexican government has reached a preliminary deal with the US, under which asylum seekers will have to wait on the Mexican side of the border while their requests are processed. Thousands are stranded there already. The plan unambiguously entitled ‘Remain in Mexico’ significantly changes US asylum regulations, which currently allow refugees to wait […]

The largest US active-duty mobilization to US-Mexico border under Trump may already be winding down

John Moore/Getty Images Just weeks after President Donald Trump ordered nearly 6,000 troops to the US-Mexico border, the largest active-duty mobilization to the border during his presidency, some of those troops will start heading home. The expected end date for the operation is December 15, but some troops that are either not needed or have completed […]