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U.S. relocates hundreds of migrant children from overcrowded border station

25 Jun 2019

Nearly 250 migrant children have been relocated to children's shelters from an overcrowded Texas border patrol station where attorneys said they had been held for weeks in dirty conditions without adequate food and water. | Video

Militia member arrested for impersonating US Border Patrol agent

23 Jun 2019

EL PASO A member of an armed group known for stopping migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border has been arrested after authorities charged him with impersonating a U.S. Border Patrol agent, according to court documents.

U.S. ramps up returns of asylum seekers to Mexico, adding Cubans

21 Jun 2019

EL PASO, TEXAS/TAOS, N.M. The United States is more than doubling the number of asylum seekers it returns to Mexico in one city and adding groups like Cubans as it rapidly expands a policy to make migrants wait out claims south of the border, Mexican and U.S. officials said.

U.S. ramps up Mexico asylum returns, Trump confirms 'safe third country' plan

15 Jun 2019

MEXICO CITY/EL PASO, Texas The United States has doubled the number of asylum seekers it sends back each day to Mexico from El Paso, Texas, a Mexican immigration official said on Friday, in the first sign of action following a deal struck to avert U.S. tariffs last week.

Leader of self-styled U.S. citizen border patrol attacked in jail

25 Apr 2019

SUNLAND PARK, N.M. The leader of an armed militia that spent two months rounding up migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border before he was arrested on federal weapons charges was hospitalized after a jailhouse attack, his lawyer and authorities said on Wednesday.

Self-styled U.S. citizen border patrol unravels after leader's arrest

24 Apr 2019

SUNLAND PARK, N.M./TAOS, N.M. A group of armed Americans who have been stopping migrants illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border abandoned their New Mexico camp on Tuesday, days after its leader was arrested and allies deserted them during a storm of criticism.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Armed militia group leaves New Mexico camp -police

23 Apr 2019

SUNLAND PARK, N.M./TAOS, N.M., April 23 A group of armed civilians who have been stopping migrants illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border honored a request to leave their camp in New Mexico on Tuesday and appeared to be heading home, the local police chief said.

Leader of armed group at U.S. border boasted of assassination training - FBI

23 Apr 2019

LAS CRUCES, N.M./TAOS, N.M. The head of an armed group that stops migrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally allegedly boasted of training volunteers to kill former President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, an FBI agent said in court papers. | Video

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.

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