New border migrant separations revealed

New border migrant separations revealed

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Migrants walk towards El Chaparral port of entry in Tijuana, Mexico, in the border with the US Thousands more migrant children may have been separated from their families at the southern border than previously thought, US inspectors have found. The practice began months before the Trump administration announced its…

Trump to make border wall speech

Trump to make border wall speech

Image copyright Getty Images US President Donald Trump is set to argue that an immigration „crisis” requires his long-promised wall along the Mexican border. Mr Trump will make his case in his first speech from the Oval Office at 21:00EST (0200 GMT Wednesday), ahead of a trip to the border on Thursday. A partial government…

Migrants jump border fence in Tijuana

Migrants jump border fence in Tijuana

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Children were lifted and pulled up in an attempt to cross the border fence About two dozen migrants climbed over the border wall separating Mexico from the US near Tijuana on Monday. While some ran to evade capture, most handed themselves in to border guards. Image copyright Reuters The…

Peru acts as Venezuelans flee to border

Peru acts as Venezuelans flee to border

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe Venezuelans are fleeing their country’s political and economic crisesPeru has brought into force new entry requirements to control the numbers of Venezuelan migrants. Venezuelans will no longer be admitted with just an identity card, although children, pregnant women and the elderly are exempted. Similar rules were…

US border agents relax enforcement

US border agents relax enforcement

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe cost of detention v the alternativesA US border security chief says he has temporarily stopped launching criminal prosecutions of migrants who illegally enter the country with children. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Kevin McAleenan told reporters in Texas the prosecution referrals were suspended last week.…