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TIJUANA, Mexico | Migrant caravan groups arrive by hundreds at US border

TIJUANA, Mexico  — Migrants in a caravan of Central Americans scrambled Wednesday to reach the U.S. border, arriving by the hundreds in Tijuana, while U.S. authorities across the border were readying razor wire security barriers. Mexican officials in Tijuana were struggling to deal with a group of 357 migrants who arrived aboard nine buses Tuesday … Continue reading TIJUANA, Mexico | Migrant caravan groups arrive by hundreds at US border

PHOENIX | Along border, a growing opposition to military deployment

PHOENIX  — Amy Juan drove two hours north from her remote community on the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona to rally against the deployment of troops there. She’s one of many residents of the Southwest who oppose and are speaking out against President Donald Trump’s deployment of over 5,000 military troops to the border to fend … Continue reading PHOENIX | Along border, a growing opposition to military deployment

WASHINGTON | US immigration officials move to restrict asylum at border

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is seeking to deny asylum to migrants caught crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally. New regulations will block migrants from claiming asylum if they do not come to an official border crossing. They are intended to speed up rulings on asylum claims, instead of having migrants try to circumvent official crossings … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US immigration officials move to restrict asylum at border

WASHINGTON | Trump sends troops to border, an issue that fires up base

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is planning to dispatch at least 800 active duty troops to the southern border at the direction of a president who has sought to transform fears about immigration into electoral gains in the midterms as a caravan of thousands of migrants makes its way through Mexico. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump sends troops to border, an issue that fires up base

WASHINGTON | ‘Boogeyman’ Trump stokes fears in election closing arguments

WASHINGTON — Mob rule. A socialist takeover. Terrorists marching on the U.S. border. As President Donald Trump embraces the role of electoral boogeyman, he’s making closing arguments to midterm voters that increasingly resemble a Halloween horror story. The candidate who won the White House in part by harnessing many Americans’ anxieties is offering dire warnings … Continue reading WASHINGTON | ‘Boogeyman’ Trump stokes fears in election closing arguments

MOABI REGIONAL PARK, Calif. | 4 missing after boats collide, sink on Colorado River

MOABI REGIONAL PARK, Calif.  — Four people are missing after two boats crashed and sunk on the Colorado River, ejecting more than a dozen people who were on board, authorities said Sunday. A recreational boat carrying 10 people and another vessel with six people on board collided head-on Saturday night on a well-traveled stretch of … Continue reading MOABI REGIONAL PARK, Calif. | 4 missing after boats collide, sink on Colorado River