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# us-border - Saturday 13 July, 2019

Pence claims migrants 'well cared for' during visit to centre as protestors decry 'concentration camps'
# Vice President
# Vice President

Pence claims migrants 'well cared for' during visit to centre as protestors decry 'concentration camps'

Jul 13th 2019, 11:12 AM 11,457 Views 70 Comments

The US Vice President said the situation at the border is a “crisis that is overwhelming our system”.

# us-border - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

One year after the scandal first emerged, why is debate raging again about Trump's child detention camps?
# Explainer
# Explainer

One year after the scandal first emerged, why is debate raging again about Trump's child detention camps?

Updated Jun 25th 2019, 9:00 AM 18,029 Views 68 Comments

The detention centres have been compared to prisons and concentration camps.

# us-border - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Sixth migrant child dies in custody at US border
# US-Mexico Border
# US-Mexico Border

Sixth migrant child dies in custody at US border

May 23rd 2019, 9:01 AM 15,152 Views 51 Comments

Officials say the 10-year-old girl was “medically fragile” when she entered its facility.

# us-border - Monday 20 May, 2019

Fifth migrant child dies after detention by US border patrol since December
# Border Patrol
# Border Patrol

Fifth migrant child dies after detention by US border patrol since December

May 20th 2019, 10:09 PM 14,408 Views 38 Comments

The teen has been identified by US Customs and Border Protection as Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez.

# us-border - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Trump says he won't reinstate separating children from parents at US-Mexico border
# Immigration
# Immigration

Trump says he won't reinstate separating children from parents at US-Mexico border

Apr 9th 2019, 10:18 PM 11,342 Views 22 Comments

The US President blamed his Democratic predecessor Barack Obama for the highly controversial policy.

# us-border - Friday 15 February, 2019

Trump declares national emergency to build wall, Democrats vow to fight the 'power grab'
# US Border
# US Border

Trump declares national emergency to build wall, Democrats vow to fight the 'power grab'

Updated Feb 15th 2019, 9:12 PM 43,533 Views 105 Comments

The move will allow him to spend more money to erect barriers on the US-Mexico border.

# us-border - Sunday 16 December, 2018

Family of girl (7) who died in Border Patrol custody dispute official story on her death
# Jakelin Caal
# Jakelin Caal

Family of girl (7) who died in Border Patrol custody dispute official story on her death

Dec 16th 2018, 10:21 AM 27,044 Views 27 Comments

The parents of Jakelin Caal said she had been given food and water and appeared to be in good health as she travelled through Mexico.

# us-border - Friday 14 December, 2018

7-year-old girl dies in custody after Border Patrol arrest
# US Border
# US Border

7-year-old girl dies in custody after Border Patrol arrest

Dec 14th 2018, 7:13 AM 48,116 Views 74 Comments

The Washington Post reports the girl died of dehydration and shock more than eight hours after she was arrested.

# us-border - Monday 26 November, 2018

Migrants retreat as US border agents push them back with tear gas and rubber bullets
# Migrant Caravan
# Migrant Caravan

Migrants retreat as US border agents push them back with tear gas and rubber bullets

Nov 26th 2018, 9:28 PM 22,621 Views 95 Comments

The migrant caravan was trying to force through a Mexican police blockade into the United States.

# us-border - Thursday 22 November, 2018

'Could there be a shutdown?': Trump issues Thanksgiving threat to close US-Mexico border
# Trump
# Trump

'Could there be a shutdown?': Trump issues Thanksgiving threat to close US-Mexico border

Nov 22nd 2018, 6:25 PM 22,440 Views 37 Comments

Trump’s border threat came days after a federal judge put the administration’s asylum policy on hold.

# us-border - Friday 16 November, 2018

Migrant caravan faces desperate situation amid warning that chance of entering US 'almost nil'
# Limbo
# Limbo

Migrant caravan faces desperate situation amid warning that chance of entering US 'almost nil'

Nov 16th 2018, 10:39 PM 21,505 Views 28 Comments

Trump has deployed nearly 6,000 troops to the border to deter what he has called an “invasion”.

# us-border - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Over 1,500 caravan migrants arrive at US border after over a month on the road
# Caravan
# Caravan

Over 1,500 caravan migrants arrive at US border after over a month on the road

Nov 15th 2018, 10:30 PM 29,600 Views 31 Comments

The full caravan – some 5,500 migrants in all – was expected to continue arriving in Tijuana in the coming hours.

# us-border - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Migrant caravan embarks on 'route of death' through Mexico towards US border
# Caravans
# Caravans

Migrant caravan embarks on 'route of death' through Mexico towards US border

Nov 4th 2018, 6:15 PM 35,939 Views 89 Comments

US president Donald Trump has ordered US troops to the Mexican border in response to the caravans.

# us-border - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Trump says 'tent cities' to be built for migrants as thousands of troops sent to Mexican border
# Migrant Caravan
# Migrant Caravan

Trump says 'tent cities' to be built for migrants as thousands of troops sent to Mexican border

Oct 30th 2018, 7:09 AM 21,518 Views 60 Comments

‘We’re going to build tents all over the place,” the US President told Fox News.

# us-border - Saturday 27 October, 2018

'Everything on table' to block migrants, as first section of Trump's wall unveiled
# US Border
# US Border

'Everything on table' to block migrants, as first section of Trump's wall unveiled

Oct 27th 2018, 12:55 PM 24,190 Views 45 Comments

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said that a slow-moving migrant caravan bound for the United States will not be welcome.

# us-border - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Woman arrested after scaling Statue of Liberty to protest US immigration policy
# US Border
# US Border

Woman arrested after scaling Statue of Liberty to protest US immigration policy

Jul 5th 2018, 7:38 AM 17,881 Views 24 Comments

She is now facing multiple federal charges including trespassing and disorderly conduct.

# us-border - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Senator calls for TDs to boycott 4th of July celebrations at US Embassy
# Not On
# Not On

Senator calls for TDs to boycott 4th of July celebrations at US Embassy

Jun 20th 2018, 2:32 PM 15,208 Views 121 Comments

The boycott is in response to the policy of separating children from their parents at the US border.

'Wah wah': Ex-Trump campaign boss mocks story of child with Down syndrome separated at border
# Fox News
# Fox News

'Wah wah': Ex-Trump campaign boss mocks story of child with Down syndrome separated at border

Jun 20th 2018, 1:22 PM 50,811 Views 116 Comments

Official data shows more than 2,000 children have been separated from their parents or guardians since early May.

Hours after doubling down on family separation policy, Trump backs party plans to end it
# Zero Tolerance
# Zero Tolerance

Hours after doubling down on family separation policy, Trump backs party plans to end it

Jun 20th 2018, 7:06 AM 29,064 Views 116 Comments

The US President has apparently backed Republican bills “100%”.

# us-border - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

'Indefensible, immoral, shocking': Coveney on the separation of children at US borders
# Immigration
# Immigration

'Indefensible, immoral, shocking': Coveney on the separation of children at US borders

Jun 19th 2018, 9:30 AM 12,873 Views 82 Comments

Official data shows more than 2,000 children have been separated from their parents or guardians since early May.

# us-border - Monday 18 June, 2018

'US will not be a migrant camp': Trump stands firm despite pressure over children being separated from parents
# US Border
# US Border

'US will not be a migrant camp': Trump stands firm despite pressure over children being separated from parents

Jun 18th 2018, 10:56 PM 16,469 Views 98 Comments

A photo of a two-year-old girl crying as her mother is searched by US border patrol agents has gone viral.

UN rights chief hits out at 'unconscionable' separation of families at US border
# Separation
# Separation

UN rights chief hits out at 'unconscionable' separation of families at US border

Jun 18th 2018, 2:15 PM 10,697 Views 117 Comments

He called for Washington to immediately end the practice of “forcible separation of these children”.

# us-border - Saturday 16 June, 2018

'A horrific policy': Nearly 2,000 minors split from parents at US border in six weeks
# Immigration
# Immigration

'A horrific policy': Nearly 2,000 minors split from parents at US border in six weeks

Jun 16th 2018, 10:45 AM 13,283 Views 78 Comments

Between 19 April and 31 May, 1,995 children were separated from 1,940 adults at the US border.

# us-border - Friday 21 August, 2015

The strange tale of the scuba diver and the underwater drug tunnel
# United States
# United States

The strange tale of the scuba diver and the underwater drug tunnel

Aug 21st 2015, 8:55 AM 29,079 Views 19 Comments

US official: “Drug smugglers will try anything to move their product — even scuba diving in an underwater tunnel.”

# us-border - Thursday 28 February, 2013

'Marijuana cannon' used to fire drugs over US border seized in Mexico
# US Border
# US Border

'Marijuana cannon' used to fire drugs over US border seized in Mexico

Feb 28th 2013, 1:08 PM 10,503 Views 25 Comments

Border police seized the device made of plastic pipe and metal.

# us-border - Thursday 26 August, 2010

72 bodies found at Mexico-Texas border
# Mexico Deaths
# Mexico Deaths

72 bodies found at Mexico-Texas border

Aug 26th 2010, 4:13 PM 291 Views 0 Comments

The victims are believed to have been killed by the notorious Zetas drug cartel.