CBS News
October 08, 2019 - 6:07 pm
President Trump's border security chief touted the fourth consecutive month of lower numbers of apprehensions along the U.S.-Mexico border, but he also revealed that arrests of border-crossing migrants approached 1 million over the past 12 months. U.S. border officials apprehended or turned away...
Read More
US President Donald Trump
Olivier Douliery/Sipa USA
July 26, 2019 - 4:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says Guatemala is signing an agreement to restrict asylum applications to the U.S. from Central America. The so-called "safe third country" agreement would require migrants, including Salvadorans and Hondurans, who cross into Guatemala on their way to the U...
Read More
Migrants wait to be processed and loaded onto a bus by Border Patrol agents after being detained when they crossed illegally into the United States from Mexico
Joe Raedle / Staff
June 24, 2019 - 1:37 pm
EL PASO (AP) -- The U.S. government has removed most of the children from a remote Border Patrol station in Texas following reports that more than 300 kids were detained there and caring for each other with inadequate food, water and sanitation. Rep. Veronica Escobar said 30 children were at the...
Read More
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...
Read More
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.
Read More
migrant caravan
AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa
November 25, 2018 - 3:24 pm
Several hundred Central American migrants on Sunday pushed past a blockade of Mexican police standing guard near the international border crossing between Tijuana and California to pressure the U.S to hear their asylum claims.
Read More