US-Mexico border

Mexico slams US Supreme Court order on asylum restrictions

Mexican Foreign Minister Ebrard calls US court's decision to allow for enforcement of new asylum rule 'astonishing'.

Mexico slams US Supreme Court order on asylum restrictions

Asylum Seekers

US Supreme Court backs Trump on asylum crackdown

The court allows broad enforcement of a new rule barring nearly all Central Americans from seeking asylum in the US.

US Supreme Court backs Trump on asylum crackdown

US-Mexico border

Mexico 'won't accept US request' for safe third country agreement

Mexican Foreign Minister Ebrard reiterates his country will not become a safe third country for US-bound asylum seekers.

Mexico 'won't accept US request' for safe third country agreement

US & Canada

US-Mexico border: Number of migrant arrests in United States down

The number is down from 140,000 in May to 51,000 in August, according to US Customs and Border Protection preliminary figures.

Asylum Seekers

US judge restores nationwide block on Trump's asylum ban

The ruling blocks the Trump administration's rule barring nearly all Central Americans from seeking asylum in the US.

US judge restores nationwide block on Trump's asylum ban

AJ Impact

Mexico cautiously boosts spending in its 2020 budget

Government allocated more funds for social welfare programmes, security and national oil firm Pemex.

Mexico cautiously boosts spending in its 2020 budget

Mental health

Surviving migrant shelters, US detention with a mental illness

Healthcare workers say many asylum seekers suffer from mental illnesses but most go untreated due to limited resources.

Surviving migrant shelters, US detention with a mental illness

AJ Impact

US slaps fresh duties on Chinese, Mexican steel goods

Announcement came as US and China agreed to hold high-level trade talks in early October to end trade war.

US slaps fresh duties on Chinese, Mexican steel goods

US-Mexico border

Pentagon OKs military construction funds to build Trump's wall

Pentagon will take $3.6bn in funds from 127 US military construction projects to help build Trump's border wall.

Pentagon OKs military construction funds to build Trump's wall

Arts & Culture

Mexico: US envoy's dig at Frida Kahlo stirs social media debate

US envoy to Mexico questioned iconic painter's support for Marxism, drawing sharp reactions on social media.

Mexico: US envoy's dig at Frida Kahlo stirs social media debate

Latin America

Mexico's president boasts of accomplishments in keynote speech

Mexico's Obrador has high approval ratings even as protesters demonstrate over weakening economy and security situation.

AJ Impact

Mexico central bank slashes growth forecast to lowest since 2009

Worries over its state-owned oil company and global trade tensions will affect Latin America's second-largest economy.

Mexico central bank slashes growth forecast to lowest since 2009

Mexico

Death toll rises to 26 in 'horrendous' arson attack on Mexico bar

Officials say at least 11 others injured in an arson attack by suspected gang members in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico.

Death toll rises to 26 in 'horrendous' arson attack on Mexico bar

Latin America

Mexico fails to provide promised jobs to migrants

The Mexican government has promised shelter, healthcare and work opportunities for migrants while they are in the country.

AJ Impact

Sustainable fashion: Good for the world, but worth the price?

Some sustainable fashion brands are betting helping shoppers track a garment's 'story' can justify higher prices.

Sustainable fashion: Good for the world, but worth the price?