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

12 Apr 2019

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

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

03 Apr 2019

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

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

31 Mar 2019

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

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

30 Mar 2019

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

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

29 Mar 2019

EL PASO, Texas, March 29 The death of a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl in U.S. federal custody in December was caused by strep-induced sepsis, a Texas medical examiner's autopsy report released on Friday showed.

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

28 Mar 2019

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

For asylum seekers in Mexico, U.S. judge asks, 'How does the court serve them?'

21 Mar 2019

SAN DIEGO/EL PASO A U.S. judge on Wednesday questioned how the government would be able to properly attend to Central American asylum seekers forced to live in Mexico while their claims are processed, on the same day the government expanded the program to El Paso.

Beto O'Rourke to seek Democratic U.S. presidential nomination: source

14 Mar 2019

EL PASO, Texas/WASHINGTON Beto O'Rourke, the Texan who gained a national following with his long-shot election battle against U.S. Senator Ted Cruz last year, will seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, a source close to the campaign said on Wednesday. | Video

UPDATE 3-Beto O'Rourke to seek Democratic U.S. presidential nomination -source

14 Mar 2019

EL PASO, Texas/WASHINGTON, March 13 Beto O'Rourke, the Texan who gained a national following with his long-shot election battle against U.S. Senator Ted Cruz last year, will seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, a source close to the campaign said on Wednesday.

Cheers, jeers on border as Trump pushes wall in State of Union

06 Feb 2019

SAN DIEGO/TUCSON, Ariz./EL PASO, Texas In San Diego, California, locals threw flip-flops at television images of U.S. President Donald Trump as he used his Tuesday State of the Union speech to demand a wall to defend a "dangerous southern border."

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