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Migrant camp under El Paso bridge has been cleared out

Criticism over the bridge enclosure had been building all week, with reports of children sleeping on trash-strewn gravel at the site under the Paso del Norte bridge.

Donald Trump threatens to close US border with Mexico next week

US President Donald Trump has repeatedly vowed to close the US border with Mexico in the past, but this time the United States government may follow through as it struggles to deal with a surge of asylum seekers countries in Central America.

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US House fails to override Trump veto, upholding border wall emergency

With the 248-181 tally, Trump is now likely to continue scouring federal accounts for money he wants redirected to building a border wall, which he says is needed to curb illegal immigration and drug trafficking.

US asylum shift targets Spanish speakers, Latin Americans

The Trump administration launched the program in late January in what marks a potentially seismic shift on how the US handles the cases of immigrants seeking asylum and fleeing persecution in their homeland, memos obtained by AP revealed.

US-Mexico border at ‘breaking point’ as more than 76,000 migrants cross in February

More than 76,000 migrants crossed the border without authorization in February, more than double the levels from the same period last year and approaching the largest numbers seen in any February in the last 12 years.

Emergency powers to build border wall: 16 states sue Donald Trump

The lawsuit is part of a constitutional confrontation that Trump set off on Friday when he declared that he would spend billions of dollars more on border barriers than Congress had granted him.

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Explained: Trump's emergency, and what it means for his wall

The power to declare a national emergency is an extraordinary power, which has in the past been used for grave situations like the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

'Dreamers' will not figure in US border security talks, Democrat says

The Trump administration said in September 2017 it would rescind DACA, but it remains in effect under court order. During the 35-day shutdown, some 800,000 federal employees were furloughed or worked without pay.

Donald Trump signs bill reopening government for 3 weeks in surprise retreat from Wall

The plan will fund the government until Feb. 15 while Republicans and Democrats negotiate over border security. The plan includes none of the money for the border wall that he had demanded.

‘It’s not a Wall,’ but steel slats and barbed wire roil a Border town

For nearly a year, President Donald Trump has pointed with pride to a renovation project replacing 2 miles of border fencing in Calexico. He hailed it as “the start of our Southern Border WALL!”.

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