Drowning of Russian Migrant Highlights Danger of US Border Policy (PHOTOS)

Critics of the migrants trying to cross the border say that there are legal avenues and procedures to follow. However, many asylum seekers are never screened and are sent back to Mexico under Title 42, the Trump-era policy that denies entry to immigrants with the pretense of protecting public health.

  • Nov 15, 2022
  • 2:18 PM

Ukrainian Refugees at US-Mexico Border Provide Sharp Contrast With Other Asylum Seekers (PHOTO ESSAY)

While the world watches a humanitarian crisis unfold as Russia wages war on Ukraine, the Tijuana port of entry on the U.S. border is yet again seeing what the city is accustomed to: another immigration crisis, this one centered on Ukrainians seeking asylum and refugee status.

  • Mar 21, 2022
  • 3:33 PM

Mexico Sends Some Minors to U.S. to Get COVID Vaccine

Scores of Mexican adolescents were bused to California on Thursday to get vaccinated against the coronavirus as efforts get underway across Mexico to get shots in the arms of teens.

  • Nov 19, 2021
  • 1:32 PM

Grandparents Await Hugs, Spouses Reunite as U.S. Borders Open

The U.S. fully reopened its borders with Mexico and Canada on Monday and lifted restrictions on travel that covered most of Europe, setting the stage for emotional reunions nearly two years in the making and providing a boost for the travel industry decimated by the pandemic.

  • Nov 8, 2021
  • 5:05 PM

Not Always About The Money (A Latino USA Podcast)

But, not every single medical tourist is crossing the border to save money. People like Maria Davis-Cherry are crossing the border in hopes of saving their own lives.

  • May 11, 2021
  • 11:41 AM

AP Exclusive: DOJ Rescinds ‘Zero Tolerance’ Immigration Rule

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Tuesday rescinded a Trump-era memo that established a “zero tolerance” enforcement policy for migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, which resulted in thousands of family separations.

  • Jan 26, 2021
  • 8:19 PM

Search Persists for Parents of 628 Kids Separated at Border

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A court-appointed committee has yet to find the parents of 628 children separated at the border early in the Trump administration, according to a court filing Wednesday that also said the government last week provided additional phone numbers to aid the long-running search.

  • Dec 4, 2020
  • 3:16 PM

Workers Protest as Baja California Prepares to Reopen Factories

Maquiladoras in Baja California will reopen today, after the state government decided to reclassify manufacturers as “essential.”

  • May 4, 2020
  • 12:40 PM

US Sending Military Police to Two Border Crossings

PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. government says it is sending 160 military police and engineers to two official border crossings to deal with asylum seekers in case a federal appeals court strikes down one of the Trump administration’s key policies.

  • Mar 6, 2020
  • 6:34 PM

Holding-Cell Stats Raise Questions About Trump Asylum Policy

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Many U.S. holding cells along the Mexican border were less than half-full, even empty, during an unprecedented surge of asylum-seeking families from Central America, newly unsealed court documents show, raising questions about the Trump administration’s claims that it had to make people wait in Mexico because it didn’t have the means to accommodate them.

  • Feb 13, 2020
  • 7:20 PM

Will Trump Be for the US What Pete Wilson Was for California 25 Years Ago?

“America is having its own 187 moment,” said Manuel Pastor, Director of the USC Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration (CSII).

  • Nov 8, 2019
  • 7:58 AM

Guatemalan Presidential Candidate Banned From Running

Zury Ríos Sosa had previously said that the ban goes against her rights as a candidate and those of her supporters willing to elect her.

  • May 15, 2019
  • 9:20 AM

Abren La Pequeña Haití en Tijuana

Los haitianos que ahora viven en Tijuana se llaman “haitiajuanenses”.

  • Mar 29, 2019
  • 3:06 PM

Pilot Program Makes Asylum-Seekers Wait in Mexico While Claims Are Processed

The U.S. launched the move through a pilot program starting in San Diego last Friday. It is inhumane.

  • Jan 28, 2019
  • 2:40 PM

Under Military Presence at the Border, Ambos Nogales Celebrates Community Through Tennis and Art

The two mayors from the area were also there to demonstrate how vital the cross-border relationship is to people.

  • Dec 11, 2018
  • 11:45 AM

Mexico Inaugurates New President

After taking an oath to office, Andrés López Obrador spent the weekend speaking to Congress and making public appearances at the inaugural celebration, a dinner with foreign officials, and a spiritual cleansing ceremony where he vowed to “purify public life in Mexico.”

  • Dec 3, 2018
  • 9:24 AM

Mexicans Approve 10 of AMLO’s Proposals, Including ‘Maya Train’

Only 1 in 90 registered voters participated, leading critics to question the results.

  • Nov 27, 2018
  • 11:44 AM

About 4,000 People Evacuate Due to Volcano Activity

A column of ash reached almost 23,000 feet (7,000 meters) above sea level and wafted towards Guatemala City.

  • Nov 20, 2018
  • 11:20 AM

US Recalls Top Diplomats in Central American and Caribbean Region After Third Country Cuts Ties With Taiwan

In August, El Salvador became the latest country in the region to use this diplomatic move to come closer to China.

  • Sep 11, 2018
  • 2:16 PM

May Day Marches in Honduras Turn Violent

Anti-riot police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse rock-hurling protesters who were decrying what they see as a fraudulent presidential election late last year.

  • May 3, 2018
  • 9:30 AM

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