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A Mexican man said Monday that Mexico’s quasi-military National Guard opened fire on his SUV in the border city of Nuevo Laredo, killing his pregnant 15-year-old girlfriend and a 54-year-old friend, and wounding two other people.
A human rights activist in Mexico’s dangerous northern border city of Nuevo Laredo said Wednesday that he suspects the Mexican army —and the government in general— are behind claims linking him to a drug cartel, which could put his life at risk.
Rather than ending the U.S.’s Trump-era stance on immigration, the Biden administration looks intent on furthering it to appease Republicans.
This week’s wrap-up comes to you from the cozy confines of quarantine, as senior editor Hector Luis Alamo has managed to catch COVID for only the second time this year.
Senior editor Hector Luis Alamo gives a review of some of the most interesting and important things he saw, read, and heard over the past week.
The Biden administration has begun expelling Cubans and Nicaraguans to Mexico under pandemic-related powers to deny migrants a chance to seek asylum, expanding the use of the rule even as it publicly says it has been trying to unwind it, officials said Wednesday.
Mexican authorities said Tuesday they have relocated a migrant camp that sprung up in a park in the border city of Reynosa, moving about 2,000 people from Central America and Haiti to a shelter in the city, across the border from McAllen, Texas.
One of the busiest trade ports on the U.S.-Mexico border remained effectively closed Wednesday as frustration and traffic snarls mounted over orders by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott requiring extra inspections of commercial trucks as part of the Republican’s sprawling border security operation.
At the Nuevo Laredo site —to which The Associated Press was given access this month— the insufficiency of investigations into Mexico’s nearly 100,000 disappearances is painfully evident.
A dozen state police officers have been charged in the killings in the township of Camargo.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The processing of asylum seekers waiting to enter the United States expanded to a third border crossing Friday, even as nongovernmental organizations called for more effort to protect the thousands still in Mexican border cities.
Before their night bus departed, the three brothers ate rice with grilled pork chops unsure of when they would eat their favorite meal again.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The United Nations and other organizations are applauding changes to Mexico’s immigration law that would prohibit holding migrant children in immigration detention centers.
It is the first time that both of Puerto Rico’s major parties received less than 40% of the vote.
Standing in front of a large banner that read “Stand with vets. Stop the Wall. Defend Laredo,” members of the No Border Wall Coalition were accompanied by Veterans United Against the Wall and the local chapter of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC).
There are currently more than 288,000 students enrolled in Puerto Rico’s public school system.
Health Ministry Undersecretary Paula Daza said that 4,600 people have recovered from the deadly virus.
CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — Sixteen migrants from several countries have tested positive for coronavirus in Mexico’s northern border state of Tamaulipas, the state government said Monday.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel voted unanimously Friday to suspend an order it issued earlier in the day to block a central pillar of the Trump administration’s policy requiring asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while their cases wind through U.S. courts.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Dealing a significant blow to a signature Trump administration immigration policy, a federal appeals court ruled Friday that the government can no longer make asylum-seekers wait in Mexico while their cases wind through U.S. immigration courts.