Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and Attorney General Jeff Sessions promised Thursday to prosecute parents who pay people-traffickers to help their children illegally cross the border into the US from Mexico and confirmed that the White House is still committed to build a wall along the two countries
Extreme temperatures and getting lost are the two greatest dangers facing thousands of people who each year try to cross into the US illegally over its southern border on long treks led - part of the way, at least - by people-traffickers known as "coyotes."
President Trump appears to have softened his position on NATO, free trade, the U.S. Export-Import Bank, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, the advice of generals, and whether China is a currency manipulator.
Sensors, scanners and surveillance companies outfitted their best products at annual gathering in Texas.
US Customs and Border Protection officer allegedly took sisters into ‘closet-like room’, told them to remove their clothes and sexually assaulted them.
About half the agents who patrol the southern US border are Latinos. And despite Donald Trump having won the elections with a campaign fueled by anti-immigration and insults against Mexicans, nobody is questioning their commitment.
One example is Vicente Paco, 35, born in Mexico, and a naturalized US citizen, that every day patrols in his 4x4 vehicle in a desert that once used to be Mexican.
To date, at least 16 of the 105 Latino victims were not carrying a deadly weapon.
This Independence Day weekend, memory takes me back to something my father said during a Fourth of July celebration many years ago.
Days earlier, authorities had made a gruesome discovery. Coldblooded smugglers had left dozens of migrants to die in a railroad car. My dad and I were at a public event and, at the end of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” he pointed at Old Glory and said: “See that flag. That’s why those people died, trying to get here -- because of freedom and the kind of country we are.”