Migration at top of agenda of Spanish PM’s 1st Morocco visit

Europe 11/19/18, 13:10

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez urged greater cooperation on migration while making his first visit Monday to Morocco, a jumping-off point for a growing number of migrants trying to reach Spain and get a foothold in Europe.Spain is one of the North African kingdom's strongest European allies, and enhanced collaboration ...

Illegal arrests jump 4,000% on Federal borderlands

U.S. 11/10/18, 11:25

Federal agents apprehended nearly 4,000 percent more illegal immigrants on federally controlled lands along the U.S.-Mexico border in the last six months compared to the same time during 2016, according to the Interior Department. Interior law enforcement officials apprehended and turned over 4,010 individuals to U.S. Border Patrol agents from May ...

Phoenix voter: Support for Trump a top priority

U.S. 11/06/18, 16:17

The Latest in Arizona's midterm election (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Commercial builder Keith Broadwater from Phoenix says his votes in Tuesday's midterm election reflected his support for the U.S. Constitution, President Donald Trump, the people who have been forgotten by politicians, and the president's approach to economic growth and illegal immigration. The ...

Trump turns up pressure before midterms, focused on Senate

Politics 11/05/18, 01:33

The president and a former president are putting in their closing arguments with time running out before crucial midterm elections. Singer Lee Greenwood points at President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence as he sings during a campaign rally, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, in Chattanooga, Tenn. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Donald ...

US troops deployed at the border limited in what they can do

Politics 10/30/18, 17:44

The more than 5,200 active-duty troops being sent by President Donald Trump to the U.S.-Mexico border will be limited in what they can do under a federal law that restricts the military from engaging in law enforcement on American soil. That means the troops will not be allowed to detain immigrants, ...

Trump vilifies caravan, says he’ll cut Central American aid

Politics 10/23/18, 01:02

President Donald Trump declared Monday the U.S. will begin cutting aid to three Central American countries he accused of failing to stop thousands of migrants heading for the U.S. border. But across his administration there was no indication of any action in response to what he tweeted was a "National ...

Dropping ‘Zero Tolerance’ Signaled Open Door for Illegal Immigrants

Opinion 10/22/18, 09:23

Feeling the political heat over separating families of illegal immigrants, President Donald Trump took executive action in June to scale back his “zero tolerance” policy for border crossers. But under existing law, this had fairly predictable results, immigration experts said. “Catch and release is not an official policy, but it is the ...

EU leaders plan to beef up borders to stop flow of migrants

Europe 10/18/18, 02:40

European Union leaders are set to push ahead with plans to boost cooperation with North African countries and beef up the bloc's borders in an effort to stop migrants entering Europe.Migrants disembark at Motril port after they were rescued by Spanish NGO ProActiva Open Arms at Alboran Sea, about 40 ...

US asks Central America to do more on illegal immigration

World 10/11/18, 16:44

Vice President Mike Pence has told leaders of three Central American countries that the U.S. is ready to do more to help their economies if they make a greater effort to fight illegal immigration.Pence addressed President Juan Orlando Hernandez of Honduras, President Jimmy Morales of Guatemala and Vice President Oscar ...

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