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...
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AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
April 30, 2019 - 12:50 pm
President Donald Trump is proposing charging asylum seekers a fee to process their applications as he continues to try to crack down on the surge of Central American migrants seeking to cross into the U.S.
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FILE - This Aug. 9, 2018, file photo, provided by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, shows a scene from a tour of South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, Texas. Months after the Trump administration ended the general policy of separating parents and children, advocates and members of Congress are questioning the treatment of children who cross the U.S.-Mexico border with other relatives - grandparents, uncles and aunts, and adult siblings. (Charles Reed/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement via AP, File)
February 21, 2019 - 1:06 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Months after the Trump administration announced an end to its widescale separation of migrant parents and children, the policy remains a heated issue in the courts and at the border as critics contend the government is still needlessly breaking up immigrant families. The Texas Civil...
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Pelosi Schumer
AP Photo/Alex Brandon
January 09, 2019 - 7:23 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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AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
December 26, 2018 - 4:00 pm
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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AP Photo/Christian Torres, File
December 26, 2018 - 9:14 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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Tear gas border
AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa
November 26, 2018 - 2:06 pm
The situation devolved after the group began a peaceful march to appeal for the U.S. to speed processing of asylum claims for Central American migrants marooned in Tijuana.
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migrant caravan
AP Photo/Marco Ugarte
November 14, 2018 - 7:15 pm
Migrants in a caravan of Central Americans arrived in Tijuana by the hundreds Wednesday.
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Migrant Children
AP Photo/Eric Gay
July 07, 2018 - 3:38 pm
A judge on Friday refused to grant the Trump administration a blanket extension of the deadline to reunite children separated from their parents at the border.
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Migrant children
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June 24, 2018 - 1:01 pm
Thousands of children have been separated from their families at the border since April, but now the Trump administration is beginning efforts to reunite them.
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