Bodies of migrant father, daughter who drowned while attempting to cross US-Mexico border brought to El Salvador for burial
The young father and daughter who drowned in each other's arms last week in an attempt to swim across the Rio Grande to the United States have been returned to El Salvador for an expected burial at a private ceremony in the capital on Monday. Photographs of Valeria, lying face down in the water with her little arm wrapped around the neck of her father, Oscar Alberto Martínez, broke hearts around the world and underscored the dangers that migrants undertake in trying to reach the US. A total of 283 migrant deaths were recorded along the 2,000-mile US-Mexico border last year.
Trump's warning came as a partial federal government shutdown was set to drag on into next week,
Donald Trump seeks to play star role in Govt shutdown fight, wants $5 billion for border wall as suspense over Mueller probe comes to a boil
We’ve seen this rodeo before. With five weeks to go before the Opposition takes over the US House majority and suspense building over when special counsel Robert Mueller may release his final report on the alleged Russian meddling in Trump’s 2016 campaign - Donald Trump is raising the stakes, sowing chaos and distraction all around as he pushes for $ 5 billion in border wall funding and threatens government shutdown if his foot soldiers don’t deliver.
Mexico builds fence around main shelter for migrants who returned to Tijuana after border clash with US authorities
Mexican authorities have established a fence around the main shelter for migrants who arrived in the border city of Tijuana, after Sunday's clash in which hundreds of Central Americans broke a police barrier trying to enter the US.
Migrant caravan groups, which were Donald Trump's midterm election drumbeat, begin arriving at hardened US border
Migrants in a caravan of Central Americans scrambled to reach the U.S. border, catching rides on buses and trucks for hundreds of miles in the last leg of their journey Wednesday as the first sizable groups began arriving in the border city of Tijuana.
Donald Trump's visit to Mexico border marred by demonstrators protesting his plans for 'big, beautiful' wall
President Donald Trump's motorcade, on Tuesday, zipped past demonstrators who both jeered and cheered him and his plans for a "big beautiful border wall" after he inspected prototypes.