US-Mexico border

High temperatures, getting lost are the main dangers along US-Mexico border

 04/21/2017 - 03:40
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents simulate a rescue during a drill held in Laredo, Texas, United States on Apr. 20, 2017. EFE/Alex Segura
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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."

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Friday, April 21, 2017 - 3:30am
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Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents simulate a rescue during a drill held in Laredo, Texas, United States on Apr. 20, 2017. EFE/Alex Segura

Deadline nears for contestants in Trump’s border wall ‘pageant’

 03/30/2017 - 03:42
The border fence in the city of Tijuana (Mexico). President Donald Trump intends to prolong the wall with the purpose of stopping illegal migration. EFE / ARCHIVE BRAULIO GUERRA 

It is the first step in a process that promises to combine three of Trump’s most successful ventures: beauty pageants, reality TV competitions and xenophobia. Proposals include hi-tech ‘virtual wall’ and 1,600km barrier of shipping containers.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 3:15am
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The border fence in the city of Tijuana (Mexico). President Donald Trump intends to prolong the wall with the purpose of stopping illegal migration. EFE / ARCHIVE BRAULIO GUERRA 

As Vigilance on US Border Rises, Migrant Smugglers Up Rates

 03/24/2017 - 04:33
Photo provided on Mar. 23, 2017 showing a Border Patrol vehicle guarding the fence between Calexico, United States and Mexicali, Mexico. EFE/Beatriz Limon
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President Donald Trump's immigration policy has caused people smugglers known as "coyotes" to raise their rates to bring migrants into the US now that the routes are longer and have become more dangerous because of the increased border vigilance, undocumented immigrants say.

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Friday, March 24, 2017 - 4:30am
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Photo provided on Mar. 23, 2017 showing a Border Patrol vehicle guarding the fence between Calexico, United States and Mexicali, Mexico. EFE/Beatriz Limon

Prisciliano Pereza, the priest helping women get birth control at US border

 03/17/2017 - 06:27

For undocumented women make the perilous journey to the US, sexual violence is one among many threats.

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Friday, March 17, 2017 - 6:15am
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A protest in Mexico during the International Women's Day. EFE/Mario Guzmán

Trump only has $20 million to build $21 billion US-Mexico border wall

 03/03/2017 - 05:06
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Document seen by Reuters reveals US government lacks funds to fulfill Trump’s campaign promise

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Friday, March 3, 2017 - 4:58am
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The photo, taken on March 2, 2017, shows Mexican deputy Braulio Guerra climbed to the top of the border fence in the city of Tijuana (Mexico). Guerra, of the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), rose to the fence that divides Mexico and the United States to prove that it is "absurd" that President Donald Trump intends to prolong the wall with the purpose of stopping illegal migration. EFE / ARCHIVE BRAULIO GUERRA / ONLY EDITORIAL USE / NOT SALES