Latest "mexico" stories
US sees 1st detained immigrant death from coronavirus
A family representative identified the deceased as Carlos Ernesto Escobar, a diabetic who left El Salvador with his mother and sisters in 1980 and lived in the Los Angeles area.
By Elliot Spagat, The Associated Press
House fails to override Trump veto in border emergency battle
President Trump has been handed a victory in his drive to spend billions of dollars more for constructing barriers along the Southwest border than Congress has approved.
Don’t move military funds to build the border wall
The Trump administration should resist declaring an emergency on the border to access Pentagon resources.
By Gen. Hawk Carlisle (ret.)
Border wall fight foreshadows Washington gridlock
The divided U.S. Congress started its new session gridlocked over a partial government shutdown, foreshadowing a year of inactivity and partisan confrontations with the president.
By Joe Gould
800 active-duty troops to be sent to Mexican border
The military is preparing to send at least 800 more troops to the Mexican border to help the Border Patrol, as a caravan of thousands of Central American migrants continues to move north.
By Stephen Losey and Tara Copp