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President Donald Trump visits a new section of the border wall with Mexico in Calexico, Calif., Friday April 5, 2019. Gloria Chavez with the U.S. Border Patrol, center, and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen listen. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
April 06, 2019 - 1:59 am
CALEXICO, Calif. (AP) — Declaring "our country is full," President Donald Trump on Friday insisted the U.S. immigration system was overburdened and illegal crossings must be stopped as he inspected a refurbished section of fencing at the Mexican border. Trump, making a renewed push for border...
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Pelosi Schumer
AP Photo/Alex Brandon
January 09, 2019 - 6:31 am
Top congressional Democrats said President Donald Trump "has chosen fear" in his drive to build a southern border wall and called on him to reopen the government shuttered because of the standoff over his demand for money for the barrier.
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Border
AP Photo/Christian Torres, File
December 26, 2018 - 9:15 am
U.S. Customs and Border Protection ordered medical checks on every child in its custody Tuesday after an 8-year-old boy from Guatemala died, marking the second death of an immigrant child in the agency's care this month.
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Trump Oval Office
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
December 26, 2018 - 8:37 am
President Donald Trump said Tuesday that parts of the federal government will stay closed until Democrats agree to put up more walls along the U.S.-Mexico border to deter criminal elements. He said he's open to calling the wall something else as long as he ends up with an actual wall.
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Trump
(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
November 22, 2018 - 11:28 am
President Donald Trump is threatening to close the U.S. border with Mexico for an undisclosed period of time if his administration determines that its southern ally has lost "control" on its side.
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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 01, 2018 - 10:21 am
President Donald Trump says the number of military troops deployed to the U.S.-Mexican border could reach 15,000 — roughly double the number the Pentagon said it currently plans for a mission whose dimensions are shifting daily.
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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks alongside a group of other U.S. mayors during a news conference outside a holding facility for immigrant children in Tornillo, Texas, near the Mexico border.
(AP Photo/Andres Leighton, File)
July 11, 2018 - 10:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his security detail violated both Mexican and U.S. immigration laws by crossing the border on foot during a visit near El Paso, Texas, U.S. Customs and Border Protection alleges in a letter obtained by The Associated Press. The mayor's office...
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Melania Trump
Chris Kleponis/Pool/Sipa USA
June 28, 2018 - 4:38 pm
Melania Trump made a second trip to a border state Thursday to meet face to face with those dealing with her husband's hard-line immigration policies. This time, she chose less controversial apparel.
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border children
Nick Oza/The Republic via USA TODAY NETWORK
June 24, 2018 - 1:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Trump administration officials say the U.S. government knows the location of all children in its custody after separating them from their families at the border and is working to reunite them. A fact sheet on "zero-tolerance prosecution and family reunification" released Saturday...
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