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Father, daughter drowning fuels anger at Trump migration policies

Washington - A shocking photograph of a Salvadoran man and his baby daughter drowned in the Rio Grande fueled a surge of emotion around the world Wednesday -- as US Democrats furiously denounced Donald Trump's immigration policies.

US border chief quits amid outcry over child detainees

Washington - The acting head of the US Customs and Border Protection agency announced his resignation on Tuesday amid a public outcry over alarming detention conditions of migrant children in Texas.

Mexico launches C.America development plan to slow migration

Tapachula - Mexico launched its plan Thursday to slow the surge of migrants fleeing poverty and violence in Central America by backing economic development projects in the region, kicking off with $30 million for El Salvador.

Mexico blocks new caravan of Central American migrants

Gutierrez - Authorities blocked a new caravan of Central American migrants Wednesday after they entered Mexico bound for the United States, as the government scrambled to dodge President Donald Trump's threat to impose tariffs over undocumented immigration.

350 migrants force their way into into Mexico as new caravan arrives

Gutierrez - A group of 350 Central American migrants forced their way into Mexico Friday, authorities said, as a new caravan of around 2,500 people arrived -- news sure to draw the attention of US President Donald Trump.

New migrant caravan reaches US-Mexico border

Nuevo Laredo - Around 1,700 migrants traveling by caravan reached the US-Mexican border Tuesday, just as President Donald Trump prepared to give a major speech certain to include calls for his long-sought wall.

FIve things to know about migrant caravans crossing Mexico

Mexico - As US President Donald Trump gives his State of the Union address Tuesday -- sure to include calls to build his long-sought border wall -- here are a few fast facts on the migrant caravans crossing Mexico.- How many are there?

Washington warns new migrant 'caravan' against crossing border

Washington - The United States warned Tuesday it was prepared to prevent a new "caravan" of Central American migrants from entering the country, with US President Donald Trump tweeting that more troops have been sent to the border.

Amnesty condemns 'disgraceful' US 'Remain in Mexico' policy

Mexico - Amnesty International said Thursday the United States is violating international law by sending asylum seekers back to Mexico to await their court dates, a policy it condemned as "disgraceful, mean-spirited and unlawful.

US starts returning asylum seekers to Mexico to await court dates

Tijuana - The United States began sending migrants who have applied for asylum back to Mexico on Tuesday to await their court dates under a controversial new policy from President Donald Trump.

US starts returning asylum seekers to Mexico to await court dates

Tijuana - The United States began sending migrants who have applied for asylum back to Mexico on Tuesday to await their court dates under President Donald Trump's controversial "Remain in Mexico" policy.

Mexico demands US probe on use of force against migrants

Mexico - Mexico called on the United States Thursday to investigate the use of force by border patrol agents against members of a Central American migrant caravan who tried to rush the US-Mexican border on New Year's.

Migrant caravan faces cold welcome, few options at US-Mexico border

Tijuana - The Central American migrant caravan faced a desperate situation Friday as its numbers swelled at the US-Mexican border, where it got a cold welcome and a warning that its chances of entering the United States were "almost nil.

Cold welcome at US-Mexico border for 2,000 caravan migrants

Tijuana - Mexican authorities said Friday more than 2,000 Central Americans from a migrant caravan heading toward the United States have now reached the border city of Tijuana, where they have received a sometimes cold welcome.

Migrant caravan arrives at US-Mexico border

Tijuana - The Central American migrant caravan trekking toward the United States converged on the US-Mexican border Thursday after more than a month on the road, undeterred by President Donald Trump's deployment of thousands of American troops near the border.

More than 1,500 caravan migrants at US-Mexico border: AFP

Tijuana - The bulk of the migrant caravan crossing Mexico began arriving Thursday at the US border, as around 800 Central Americans reached the city of Tijuana aboard 22 buses after more than a month's trek."We've finally reached Tijuana.

Is Central American migrant caravan a security threat?

Tepic - Since the US midterm elections, President Donald Trump has barely mentioned the "hardened criminals" he warned were about to "assault" the United States from a Central American migrant caravan.

Sights still on US, migrant caravan marks month on the road

Ixtl - The caravan of Central American migrants trekking across Mexico toward the United States marked one month on the road Tuesday with a full day of walking and hitch-hiking and no celebrations.

Sights still on US, migrant caravan marks month on the road

Guadalajara - The caravan of Central American migrants trekking across Mexico toward the United States marked one month on the road Tuesday with a full day of walking and hitch-hiking and no celebrations.

Migrants unwittingly take center stage in US vote

Mexico - The Central American migrants trekking toward the United States in a caravan have unwittingly become key players in Tuesday's US midterms, though many are not even aware the elections are happening.

Trump hints he could curb immigration by decree

Washington - President Donald Trump suggested Friday he may use an executive order to obtain immigration restrictions, bucking his Democratic opponents and bypassing Congress.

Migrant caravan resumes trek to US-Mexico border

Mapastepec - Thousands of Central American migrants crossing Mexico toward the United States in a caravan have resumed their long trek, walking about 12 hours to their next destination.

Migration over US-Mexico border 'reaching moment of crisis': Pompeo

Mexico - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday that illegal migration across the US-Mexican border is near crisis levels, as a caravan of Honduran migrants prepared to enter Mexico bound for the United States.

Mexico deploys hundreds of riot police as migrants near

Suchiate - Mexico deployed hundreds of riot police Thursday to its border with Guatemala as a caravan of Central American migrants prepared to cross on their way to the United States, defying President Donald Trump's threats.

Trump threatens to send military against immigrant 'onslaught'

Washington - President Donald Trump threatened Thursday to send the military to close the US-Mexican border against an "onslaught" of migrants, stepping up his anti-immigrant rhetoric ahead of congressional elections.

Trump threatens to close US-Mexico border over migrant 'onslaught'

Washington - US President Donald Trump threatened Thursday to send the military to close its southern border if Mexico fails to stem the "onslaught" of migrants from Central America, in a series of tweets that blamed Democrats ahead of the midterm elections.

'Mommy is lying': the travails of migrant kids taken from parents

Miami - A little boy named Jose who braved the dangerous trek through Mexico to the United States with his mother is confused and upset.He has not seen his mom for months.

Fear of separation shadows immigrant families crossing US border

Mcallen - When they took his son away from him at an immigrant detention center in Texas, Edilberto Garcia thought he would lose the teen forever."I felt a lot of fear," Garcia recalled.

Migrant caravan members plead with Trump: 'Give us a chance'

Mat - The Central Americans crossing Mexico in the migrant caravan that has infuriated President Donald Trump are fleeing gang violence, poverty and political repression.Here are five of their stories.

Central America's violent Northern Triangle in Trump's crosshairs

Sansalvador - Debate is raging in America over how to adapt the country's immigration laws -- a process that will invariably affect Central America's so-called Northern Triangle.
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