Migrants

BERLIN | The Latest: Germany appoints new head of intelligence agency

BERLIN — The Latest on reports that Germany’s top security official, Interior Minister, Horst Seehofer, is set to quit (all times local): 11:35 a.m. Germany’s interior ministry is naming a long-time civil servant to head the country’s domestic intelligence agency. In a statement, the ministry confirmed reports that Thomas Haldenwang would replace outgoing spy chief … Continue reading BERLIN | The Latest: Germany appoints new head of intelligence agency

WASHINGTON | Trump move to limit asylum is challenged in court

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump issued an order Friday to deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally, tightening the border as caravans of Central Americans slowly approach the United States. The plan was immediately challenged in court. Trump invoked the same powers he used last year to impose a travel ban that was … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump move to limit asylum is challenged in court

MEXICO CITY | Migrants in caravan shrug over US vote, eye change at home

MEXICO CITY — The migrants in a caravan used by President Donald Trump as a campaign issue were almost universally unaware of the results of the U.S. midterm elections. The Central Americans were more concerned with the dangers of northern Mexico as they struggled to reach the U.S. border, still hundreds of miles away, than … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | Migrants in caravan shrug over US vote, eye change at home

MADRID | Spain finds 17 dead migrants, 100 survivors in Mediterranean

MADRID  — Spain’s maritime rescue service says at least 17 people have died trying to reach Spain in boats departing from North Africa. The service says Tuesday that it rescued 80 people Monday, including five women, from two boats and recovered the bodies of 13 dead migrants in the Alboran Sea, part of the western … Continue reading MADRID | Spain finds 17 dead migrants, 100 survivors in Mediterranean

DONAJI, Mexico | The Latest: Mexican governor: Migrants are offered transportacccc

DONAJI, Mexico — The Latest on the caravans of migrants making their way through Mexico (all times local): 6:50 p.m. The governor the Mexican state of Veracruz says thousands of Central Americans in a migrant caravan hoping to reach the U.S. border have been offered transportation. Miguel Angel Yunes says in a video message that … Continue reading DONAJI, Mexico | The Latest: Mexican governor: Migrants are offered transportacccc

DONAJI, Mexico | Migrants in southern Mexico set sights on town near Gulf

DONAJI, Mexico — The main caravan of Central American migrants spent a rain-drenched night outside before continuing their slow walk through southern Mexico, on a path that is taking them toward the Gulf of Mexico and the U.S. border. It remains unclear whether the caravan — the first of several that have sprung up — … Continue reading DONAJI, Mexico | Migrants in southern Mexico set sights on town near Gulf

MAPASTEPEC, Mexico | Mexican towns rally for migrants, who try to be good guests

MAPASTEPEC, Mexico — As long lines of migrants shuffled past his cheese shop Thursday on the far-distant journey north, Cesar Cabuqui was ready, handing out scores of homemade bean and cheese sandwiches and bags of water. He was far from the only one moved to help the masses of women, men and children as they … Continue reading MAPASTEPEC, Mexico | Mexican towns rally for migrants, who try to be good guests