US-Mexico border

Meet the deported nurse helping refugees at the border

Francisco 'Panchito' Olachea drives a beat-up ambulance around Nogales, taking care of those trying to get to the US.

Meet the deported nurse aiding asylum seekers at US-Mexico border


Mexico's Lopez Obrador has to stand up to Trump

The newly elected Mexican president will have to prove that his promises to confront Trump are more than just rhetoric.

Miguel Guevara

by Miguel Guevara

Miguel Guevara


New Mexican president offers cuts to US-bound migration

President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he offered to reduce US-bound migration in exchange for US assistance.

New Mexican president offers cuts to US-bound migration

United States

17 states sue US administration over migrant family separations

Immigration authorities have separated about 2,300 children from their parents in recent weeks.

17 states sue US administration over migrant family separations


US temporarily scales back 'zero tolerance' immigration policy

White House says administration has only temporarily halted part of its policy because it's 'going to run out of space'.

US temporarily scales back 'zero tolerance' immigration policy

US-Mexico border

Asylum seekers 'wait for weeks' at US-Mexico border

Jeff Sessions tells asylum seekers to go to official ports, but getting across the border proves difficult for many.

'I pray they let me in': Asylum seekers face long wait at border

US-Mexico border

'This is a crisis': Confusion at the US-Mexico border

Doubts over practical implementation of order to end family separation causes US border to slide further into chaos.

US & Canada

US migration crisis: Detained families face uncertainty

About 500 migrant children who were separated from their parents at the US-Mexico border have been reunited with their families.

Inside Story

What is behind US decision to abandon UN Human Rights Council?

Washington pulls out of the UN Human Rights Council, calling it a 'cesspool of political bias'.

US & Canada

The story of a family torn apart by Trump's immigration policies

US president has not only forcibly separated children from parents seeking asylum, but also tore apart families who have been living in country for years.

United Kingdom

Theresa May speaks out on US child separation

Leader of top US ally tells MPs that images of detained children are 'deeply disturbing' and 'wrong'.

UK's Theresa May comes out against US child separation policy


'We saw corpses along the way'

Kombo Yannick is one of the many African asylum seekers braving the longer Latin America route to the US.

From Cameroon to US-Mexico border: 'We saw corpses along the way'

Donald Trump

US separates 2,000 children from families at Mexico border

US officials say 1,995 minors separated from parents or legal guardians over six weeks under sharply criticised policy.


US: Domestic violence no longer grounds for asylum

Groups slam Jeff Sessions who ruled survivors of domestic abuse and gang violence will generally not qualify for asylum.

US to stop granting asylum to most domestic violence survivors


'You killed her': Guatemalan shot by US Border Patrol

Rights groups decry killing of Claudia Patricia Gomez Gonzales, 20, who was killed by an agent near the Mexico border.

Indigenous Guatemalan woman shot dead by US Border Patrol