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Senator warns of 'war' among Republicans over Trump border wall

The South Carolina senator said the fate of the border would be the "defining moment" of Trump`s presidency.

Feb 05, 2019, 10:29 AM IST

Pentagon sending 3,750 extra United States forces to border with Mexico

Critics called the deployment a political stunt and scoffed at Trump’s comparisons of caravans of Central American migrants, including women and children, to an "invasion."

Feb 04, 2019, 10:13 AM IST

Donald Trump and Nancy Pelosi rift over wall funding widens

On Thursday, Pelosi made her strongest comments against the wall since the government reopened last week after the longest shutdown in US history.

Feb 01, 2019, 12:18 PM IST

Pope condemns 'senseless' stigmatizing of migrants

Hours earlier, President Donald Trump agreed under mounting pressure to end a 35-day-old partial US government shutdown but without any border funding.

Jan 26, 2019, 10:28 AM IST

US set to send first group of asylum seekers back to Mexico

Asylum seekers have traditionally been granted the right to stay in the United States while their cases were decided by a US immigration judge.

Jan 26, 2019, 09:39 AM IST

400 migrants detained after crossing under fence into US

It was not immediately clear if the migrants voluntarily surrendered to Border Patrol officials or if they were caught after attempting to evade authorities.

Jan 18, 2019, 12:51 PM IST

Government shutdown because of Democrats: Trump

The partial government shutdown, which is the longest ever, has left more than 800,000 federal government workers out of work across the key departments.

Jan 15, 2019, 09:30 AM IST

"How many Pakistanis apprehended at border?" Asked Trump

Trump travelled to the US-Mexico border to have a first hand assessment of the crisis at the international border, which has been experiencing a large flow of illegal immigrants, the majority of whom are from Central Asian nations.

Jan 11, 2019, 14:02 PM IST

Trump threatens ''national emergency'' over border wall funding

After a series of meetings with Democrats over border wall funding, President Trump warned on Friday to declare a national emergency that would allow him to order construction without any consent.

Jan 05, 2019, 11:44 AM IST

Obamas have wall around their mansion, US too needs 'slightly larger' version: Donald Trump

Donald Trump wants $5 billion for a wall between US and Mexico. Democrats have agreed to $1.6 billion for overall border security.

Dec 31, 2018, 10:43 AM IST

Donald Trump may send US troops to Mexico border, migrants remain undeterred

"I am bringing out the military for this National Emergency. They will be stopped!" Trump wrote on Twitter.

Oct 26, 2018, 08:45 AM IST

US wants help finding parents deported without their children

The proposal came in a San Diego Federal Court lawsuit challenging some 2,500 family separations initiated by the Trump administration as part of its "zero tolerance" policy to curb illegal immigration.

Aug 03, 2018, 09:27 AM IST

Where are the beds? Questions surround Donald Trump's plan to hold families in detention

Under a new order from Trump, which is likely to be challenged in court, families will now be detained together for the duration of their criminal and immigration proceedings. The latter can take months or even years to complete. 

Jun 22, 2018, 07:34 AM IST

Won't let US become 'migrant camp', says President Donald Trump

Democrats and some in Republican Party have blasted the Trump administration for separating nearly 2,000 children from their parents at the US-Mexico border between mid-April and the end of May 2018. 

Jun 19, 2018, 00:35 AM IST

Donald Trump signs proclamation sending National Guard to US-Mexico border

He promised a wall but for now, Donald Trump has decided to deploy National Guard because his administration 'has no choice but to act.'

Apr 05, 2018, 08:40 AM IST

Donald Trump's funding request for US border wall hits snag among some Republicans

President Donald Trump`s call for $1.5 billion this year to help build a wall along the border with Mexico could be in jeopardy as fellow Republicans in Congress weigh delaying a decision on the request.

Mar 29, 2017, 12:08 PM IST

Donald Trump administration considering separating women, children at Mexico border

Currently, families contesting deportation or applying for asylum are generally released from detention quickly and allowed to remain in the United States until their cases are resolved.

Mar 04, 2017, 10:36 AM IST

Mexico increases consular protection for expats in United States

Mexico`s consulate in Miami has inaugurated a new section to enhance protections for Mexicans in the US as they face new challenges posed by the policies of President Donald Trump.

Mar 04, 2017, 09:10 AM IST

Donald Trump administration has found only $20 million in existing funds for wall on US-Mexico border: Document

An internal report estimated that fully walling off or fencing the entire southern border would cost $21.6 billion.

Mar 02, 2017, 09:28 AM IST