Federal judge blocks Donald Trump administration’s rule barring immigrants from receiving asylum in US
A federal judge in California issued a preliminary injunction blocking the Trump administration's new rule barring most immigrants from obtaining asylum in the US if they transit through Mexico.
'Wanted a better life for her,' says mother of Gurupreet Kaur, Indian girl who died near US-Mexico border
The parents of 6-year-old Indian girl Gurupreet Kaur, who died of heat stroke near the US-Mexico border, said they sought asylum in the US because they 'wanted a safer and better life for her'.
South Asian group seeks probe into death of 6-year-old Indian along US-Mexico border, blames border militarisation
SAALT has sought a probe into the death of a six-year-old Indian girl, whose body was found along the US-Mexico border in Arizona, alleging that militarisation of the area and rejection of migrants attempting to cross at the entry ports have created an inhuman environment.
Mexico asks for investigation into use of force against migrant caravan; 25 arrested in latest attempt to cross US border
Mexico called on the United States on Thursday to investigate the use of force by border patrol agents against members of a Central American migrant caravan who tried to rush the US-Mexican border on New Year day.
Donald Trump blames Democrats for border deaths of migrant children as govt budget standoff in US Congress continues
Donald Trump's comments come after the separate deaths of two Guatemalan children, aged seven and eight, who crossed the border illegally with relatives who were taken into custody by US Border Patrol.
Guatemalan boy dies in US immigration custody; 8-year-old becomes second child to die at border in December
The death of the Guatemalan boy came during an ongoing dispute over border security and with a partial US government shutdown underway over President Donald Trump's request for border wall funding.
US authorities separate children from immigrant parents, put them in cages; activists express dismay
Stories have spread in the US of children being torn from their parents' arms, and parents not being able to find where their kids have gone.
On Tuesday, the same day that US president Donald Trump announced his intention to deploy military to help patrol the US-Mexico border, Edwin Valdez and four other Central American migrants were walking through dense brush at a south Texas wildlife reserve, hoping to escape notice.