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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Many US-bound caravan migrants disperse as asylum process stalls

A further 1,000 have accepted voluntary deportation, he said, while others are living on the street outside the municipal sports center where they first arrived, or in smaller shelters.

US: 81 migrant children separated from parents since June

The government decides whether a child fits into the areas of concern, worrying advocates of the families and immigrant rights groups that are afraid parents are being falsely labeled as criminals.