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A migrant from Honduras pass a child to her father after he jumped the border fence to get into the U.S. side to San Diego, Calif., from Tijuana, Mexico
(AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
January 05, 2019 - 10:57 am
Border authorities are struggling with outdated facilities ill-equipped to handle the growing increase in family migrants, resulting in immigrants being released onto the streets every day.
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A migrant jumps the border fence to get into the U.S. side to San Diego, Calif., from Tijuana
(AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
January 02, 2019 - 8:23 pm
150 migrants gathered at a section of border wall in Tijuana to try to cross into the United States, many of them asylum seekers fed up with the long wait to have their claims processed.
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A U.S. Customs and Border Protection helicopter patrols past the U.S.-Mexico border fence
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December 26, 2018 - 4:50 pm
The deaths of two migrant children in just over two weeks raised strong new doubts Wednesday about the ability of U.S. border authorities to care for the thousands of minors arriving as part of a surge of families trying to enter the country.
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(AP Photo/Oliver de Ros)
December 17, 2018 - 4:12 am
Shortly before a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl died in U.S. custody, her father signed a form stating that his daughter was in good health. But it's unclear how much the man understood on the form, which was written in English and read to him in Spanish by Border Patrol agents.
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U.S. immigration officials are defending their actions in the detention of a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl who died two days after she and her father were taken into custody along a remote stretch of the U.S. border
(Roberto E. Rosales/The Albuquerque Journal via AP)
December 16, 2018 - 10:53 am
The family of a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl who died in U.S. Border Patrol custody is disputing an account from U.S. officials who said she had not been given food or water for days.
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Immigrant rights activists are arrested by border patrol agents during a protest at the border wall in San Diego, Calif., Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. (
(AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
December 10, 2018 - 8:22 pm
U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested 32 people at a demonstration Monday that was organized by a Quaker group on the border with Mexico, authorities said. Demonstrators were calling for an end to detaining and deporting immigrants and showing support for migrants in a caravan of Central American...
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Migrants run from tear gas launched by U.S. agents
(AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
November 28, 2018 - 8:44 pm
U.S. Border Patrol agents near Tijuana, Mexico, faced a choice as they looked out over the chaos at a crowd of migrants that included rock-throwing men as well as barefoot children: Do they respond with force — and, if so, what kind?
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A small group of Honduran migrants trying to reach the U.S. border walk along train tracks in Trancas Viejas, Veracruz state,
.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
October 25, 2018 - 11:44 am
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is expected to sign an order as early as Thursday sending 800 or more troops to the southern border to support the Border Patrol, a U.S. official said.
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(AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)
September 20, 2018 - 5:13 am
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — Janelle Ortiz dreamed of becoming famous. Melissa Ramirez imagined a day when the street wasn't home and drugs not her preoccupation. Claudine Luera just ached to see her children do better than she had.
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