Asylum Seekers

Trump administration moves to restrict asylum seekers at border

Once plan goes into effect, those at US southern border would only be eligible for asylum if they go to official port.

Trump administration moves to restrict asylum seekers at border

Immigration

'Nothing can stop a mother who's searching for her son'

Tens of thousands of US-bound migrants and refugees have gone missing while crossing borders, rights groups say.

'The last call': Searching for missing relatives on migrant route

Latin America

Migrant caravan arrives in Mexico City en route to US border

The migrant caravan makes a rest stop in Mexico City before pushing on to the US border.

Human Rights

Honduran survivor of migrant massacre joins caravan for safety

A survivor of a 2010 massacre of migrant group, Billy Martinez makes the trek again, hoping to find safety in numbers.

Honduran survivor of migrant massacre joins caravan for safety

United States

Security tight as 'El Chapo' Guzman trial set to open in Brooklyn

As Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman faces court in the US, elaborate precautions are in place around the former leader of the Sinaloa cartel - after all, he has previously escaped from prison, twice.

United States

Trial of Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' set to begin in US

Alleged head of Mexico's Sinaloa cartel is charged with 17 counts, including murder conspiracy, drug-trafficking and money-laundering.

Latin America

El Chapo trial: It's business as usual for Sinaloa drug cartel

The upcoming trial of Mexican drug lord might be stopping traffic in New York, but things have moved on back in Sinaloa.

Latin America

Migrant caravan: Mexico City bus offer withdrawn

The migrants continue towards the US on foot after a governor revoked an offer of free transportation to Mexico City.

Latin America

Mexico City waterworks: System upgrade likely to affect millions

An estimated 40 percent of the city’s potable water is believed to be lost through leaky pipes.

United States

Migrant caravan parents sue Trump over proposed border policy

Parents of six minors travelling through Mexico are plaintiffs in a case filed against Trump and other officials.

Migrant caravan parents sue Trump over proposed border policy

Latin America

Migrant caravan: Many migrants are becoming sick

Thousands of tired Central Americans in a migrant caravan aiming to reach the United States had their visions of quick transport hundreds of miles ahead to Mexico City dashed Wednesday as dozens of hoped-for buses failed to materialize.

Donald Trump

Trump to further restrict asylum seekers with limits, tent cities

US president says he's finalising plan that would deny asylum to those who enter US between official ports of entry.

Trump to further restrict asylum seekers with limits, tent cities

Latin America

Violence, poverty, disease: Why a Honduran mother fled

Orvelina Melendez witnessed her husband's murder. Now on US-bound caravan, she hopes to provide for family, sick son.

Honduran mother holds husband's death papers on way to US border

Latin America

Migrant caravan: More people enter Mexico to join march to US

Mexican authorities are under pressure from the US to make migrants from Central America stay in Mexico, instead of pressing on.

Latin America

Mexico's president-elect to scrap $13bn airport project

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says he's respecting the result of a referendum by the Mexican people.