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(Briana Sanchez / El Paso Times via AP)
July 15, 2019 - 3:16 pm
By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Sixty-two Border Patrol employees are now under internal investigation following revelations of a secret Facebook group that mocked lawmakers and migrants. This comes on Monday from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Office of Professional...
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(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 11, 2019 - 5:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is abandoning his effort to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census. Instead, Trump says he's ordering every federal department and agency to provide the Commerce Department with all records it requests pertaining to the number of citizens and...
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(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
June 27, 2019 - 1:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the border relief package (all times local): Noon House Speaker Nancy Pelosi choked back tears over the photo of a migrant father and daughter killed crossing the Rio Grande River as she pushed for stronger protections in a border crisis funding bill...
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Associated Press
June 25, 2019 - 8:43 am
By ALAN FRAM Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is threatening to veto a $4.5 billion House bill aimed at improving the treatment of migrant families detained after crossing the U.S. southern border, saying the measure would hamstring the administration's border security efforts and...
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June 25, 2019 - 8:24 am
By MARTHA MENDOZA and GARANCE BURKE Associated Press The U.S. government has removed most of the children from a remote Border Patrol station in Texas following reports that more than 300 children were detained there, caring for each other with inadequate food, water and sanitation. Just 30...
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Associated Press
June 10, 2019 - 8:21 am
By JILL COLVIN Associated Press STERLING, Va. (AP) — With his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, President Donald Trump was looking to claim victory even as some of his Democratic challengers for the White House criticized him for overselling a deal that mostly ramps up existing...
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Associated Press
June 07, 2019 - 8:27 am
By JILL COLVIN, MATTHEW LEE and LUIS ALONSO LUGO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Mexican officials claim to be making progress as they labored for a second day to avert import tariffs. But President Donald Trump is still threatening to impose them as he tries to pressure Mexico into...
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May 31, 2019 - 3:28 pm
By DAMIAN J. TROISE and ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writers Stocks tumbled on Wall Street Friday after the U.S. announced plans to expand its trade war to Mexico, its third-biggest trading partner. The slump all but guarantees the market will end May with its first monthly loss of 2019. The S&P 500...
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Associated Press
May 31, 2019 - 3:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a surprise announcement that could derail a major trade deal, President Donald Trump has announced that he is placing a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports, effective June 10, to pressure the country to do more to crack down on the surge of Central American migrants trying to...
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May 14, 2019 - 9:25 am
By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security officials considered arresting thousands of migrant families who had final deportation orders and removing them from the U.S. in a flashy show of force, but the idea was tabled as the Trump administration grappled with straining...
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