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Some migrant parents deported without kids can return to US

September 05, 2019 10:09 am

The parents who will be allowed back include David Xol, the Guatemalan father of 9-year-old Byron, who has lived for several months with a family in Texas after spending nearly a year in government custody.

Mother, wife of drowned Salvadoran migrants awaits their repatriation

June 29, 2019 10:56 am

A photo of the two drowned migrants caught them face-down in the reeds of the river's trash-strewn shore. The lacerating image spread virally, and became a lightning rod in the charged US political discussion of President Donald Trump's hard-line policies against asylum seekers and other migrants.

Seven migrant deaths reported in 'extreme heat' at US border

June 25, 2019 11:14 am

Border Patrol reported 283 migrant fatalities on the border in 2018. Human rights activists say the number is far higher as the remains of many migrants are never found and the agency's data does not include all deaths registered by local authorities.

Parents of girl from India who died in US desert 'desperate' for asylum

June 25, 2019 7:52 am

The girl died in a remote desert area west of Lukeville, Arizona after her mother left her with other Indian migrants she was traveling with to go in search of water, a medical examiner and US Border Patrol said.

Trump border deal: Central American migrants say deal doesn't dash asylum hopes

June 10, 2019 8:58 am

At a small migrant shelter near the US-Mexico border, a Honduran is disappointed over the agreement between Mexico and the United States to more aggressively curtail migration from Central America.

Judge gives US six months to identify separated migrant children

April 26, 2019 10:41 am

While a government official said at Thursday's hearing he hoped to meet the deadline, the government said earlier this month it might take two years to identify the separated children.

Frustration grows among migrants in Mexico as support fades

April 21, 2019 12:41 pm

The outpouring of aid that once greeted Central American migrants as they trekked in caravans through southern Mexico has been drying up.

US agents fire tear gas at 'violent mob' near Mexico border

January 02, 2019 7:57 am

Clouds of the noxious gas could be seen wafting up from around the fence at the border, and one migrant picked up a canister and threw it back into US territory. US officials said the group had attacked agents with projectiles, but a Reuters witness did not see any migrants throwing rocks at US agents.

Deaths of two children raise doubts about US border agency

December 27, 2018 8:04 am

The US government's system for detaining migrants crossing the border is severely overtaxed. Authorities would not say how many children US Customs and Border Protection is now holding. But the country is seeing a sharp rise in families with children.

Guatemalan boy becomes second child to die in US custody in a month

December 26, 2018 6:52 am

The Trump administration has tried to deter people from crossing the border between ports of entry illegally to seek asylum, while at the same time restricting legal access to official ports of entry.