Mexico border

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Sanders: White House ready to work with Congress

WASHINGTON— The Latest on negotiations over funding President Donald Trump wants for a U.S.-Mexico border wall and the possibility of a partial government shutdown (all times local): 11 a.m. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the White House is willing to work with Congress to avert a partial government shutdown. President Donald Trump … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Sanders: White House ready to work with Congress

SAN DIEGO | ‘Zero-tolerance’ immigration policy hits snag in California

SAN DIEGO— One by one, U.S. Magistrate Judge William Gallo called the names of 14 defendants who were charged with entering the country illegally. Defense attorneys told him the government had already deported them to Mexico, making it impossible for them to appear. In a rebuke to the government, the judge immediately dismissed all charges … Continue reading SAN DIEGO | ‘Zero-tolerance’ immigration policy hits snag in California

WASHINGTON | Schumer says it’s up to Trump to avert government shutdown

WASHINGTON — Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says it’s up to President Donald Trump whether the federal government partially shuts down at midnight Friday over his border wall. Trump has said he’d be “proud” to have a shutdown over the $5 billion he wants for the wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Asked Sunday if there … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Schumer says it’s up to Trump to avert government shutdown

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Migrant girl’s family disputes officials’ story

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the death of a 7-year-old migrant girl picked up along the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Lawyers for the family of a 7-year-old girl who died while in U.S. Border Patrol custody say she did not suffer from a lack of food or water before being picked up … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Migrant girl’s family disputes officials’ story

WASHINGTON | Death of 7-year-old on border raises questions

WASHINGTON — Just 7 years old, Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquin was picked up by U.S. authorities with her father and other migrants this month in a remote stretch of New Mexico desert. Some seven hours later, she was put on a bus to the nearest Border Patrol station but soon began vomiting. By the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Death of 7-year-old on border raises questions

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Migrant girl’s death raises questions

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the death of a 7-year-old migrant girl picked up along the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 12:30 p.m. The U.S. Border Patrol says a 7-year-old girl who died while she was in custody appeared to be in good health when she was first detained along a remote stretch of the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Migrant girl’s death raises questions

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Migrant girl’s dad said she was ill on bus

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the death of a 7-year-old migrant girl picked up along the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 12:30 p.m. The U.S. Border Patrol says a 7-year-old girl who died while she was in custody appeared to be in good health when she was first detained along a remote stretch of the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Migrant girl’s dad said she was ill on bus

LAS CRUCES, N.M | 7-year-old immigrant girl dies after Border Patrol arrest

LAS CRUCES, N.M.  — Federal immigration authorities have confirmed that a 7-year-old girl who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border with her father last week died after being taken into the custody of the U.S. Border Patrol. The Washington Post reports the girl died of dehydration and shock more than eight hours after she was arrested by … Continue reading LAS CRUCES, N.M | 7-year-old immigrant girl dies after Border Patrol arrest