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Photos of a migrant girl and her dad who drowned in the Rio Grande sparked a new wave of revulsion at US border policy
The Democratic Party presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke tweeted his thoughts on Tuesday, writing: "Trump is responsible for these deaths."
Trump boasted about his ‘secret’ deal with Mexico while waving a piece of paper explaining exactly how it works
President Donald Trump brandished a sheet of A4 paper that bore details from his deal reached Friday, one erasing plans for tariffs on Mexican goods.
Kirstjen Nielsen was reportedly kicked out of the Trump administration by tweet, the latest in a long line of public firings by the president
For some officials, Trump's announcement of their departure on Twitter came as a total surprise.
Sinclair Group reportedly required over 100 TV stations to air ‘must run’ segment that defends use of tear gas on migrants at the border
Sinclair Broadcast Group is said to have required its over 100 local news outlets to air a defense of the US's use of tear gas on migrants.
Trump says the US may send more troops to the US-Mexico border than the US currently has deployed to Afghanistan
President Trump said Wednesday that the US may deploy as many as 15,000 troops to the US-Mexico border to intercept migrants fleeing violence.
President Donald Trump threatened to deploy the military and close the southern US border.
"These countries are not our friends," Trump said. "We think they’re our friends ... and they’re pouring drugs into our country and they’re laughing at us."
Violence has risen considerably in parts of Mexico, bringing with it vestiges of previous eras of cartel warfare.
Killings in Mexico have rose to a new high in June, facilitated by competing criminal groups and the ineffectiveness of the government's response.
They were killed in a clash that started early on Wednesday morning, and authorities have yet to reach the area.