US-Mexico border

From posting bail to legal aid: NGOs go into overdrive at border

Rights groups ramp up efforts to aid migrants, refugees as they face new hurdles due to Trump's 'zero-tolerance' policy.

From posting bail to legal aid: NGOs go into overdrive at border

US-Mexico border

Pentagon approves troop deployment extension at Mexico border

Defense Secretary Mattis approves plans to extend deployment of active-duty troops at southern border until January 31.

Pentagon approves troop deployment extension at Mexico border

US-Mexico border

Hunger-striking asylum seekers call for faster border processing

More than a dozen asylum seekers and activists go on hunger strike in Tijuana, calling on US to speed up asylum process.

Hunger-striking asylum seekers call for faster border processing

US-Mexico border

Heavy rain turns Tijuana asylum seeker camp to mud

Hundreds moved to indoor facility as fears grow migrants and refugees will become sick due to unsanitary conditions.

Heavy rain turns Tijuana asylum seeker camp to mud

Latin America

US-Mexico border: Asylum seekers stuck in Tijuana

Fears of disease spreading as thousands of central American asylum seekers are stuck at a camp in Mexico.

Mexico

Mexico to deport asylum seekers who tried to breach US border

Mexico arrests 98 people as march turns chaotic after US agents fired tear gas at migrants and refugees near border.

US-Mexico border

Mexico to deport asylum seekers who tried to breach US border

Mexico arrests 98 people as march turns chaotic after US agents fired tear gas at migrants and refugees near border.

Mexico to deport asylum seekers who tried to breach US border

US-Mexico border

US briefly shuts border crossing, uses tear gas on asylum seekers

US Customs and Border Protection announces traffic at the San Ysidro port of entry has been suspended.

US briefly shuts border crossing, uses tear gas on asylum seekers

US-Mexico border

Mexico denies US deal to host asylum seekers

Incoming government says talks ongoing but no formal agreement reached as thousands await to cross border into US.

Mexico denies deal with US to host asylum seekers

US-Mexico border

US creating border crisis by stalling asylum cases, advocates say

Rights groups say it's 'inconceivable' US prioritised fortifying border over processing asylum cases expeditiously.

US creating border crisis by stalling asylum cases, advocates say

Podcast

Seeking asylum at the US border

On a new episode of The Take podcast, Al Jazeera journalists discuss why the words we choose to tell stories matter.

Seeking asylum at the US border

US-Mexico border

Trump issues Thanksgiving threat: I'll close border if I have to

Trump renews threat to shut US-Mexico border as more Central Americans arrive to begin long wait to apply for asylum.

Trump issues Thanksgiving threat: I'll close border if I have to

US-Mexico border

US Border Patrol agent acquitted in Mexican teen's 2012 death

Jury finds Lonnie Swartz, who shot dead 16-year-old Jose Rodriguez, not guilty of involuntary manslaughter.

US Border Patrol agent acquitted in Mexican teen's 2012 death

US-Mexico border

More asylum seekers arrive at border as US expands military power

Migrants and refugees continue long wait in Tijuana as US defence chief given extra authority to use military at border.

More asylum seekers arrive at border as US expands military power

US-Mexico border

Central Americans with disabilities seek compassion at US border

Friends Sergio Caceres and Daniel Folgar hope to find work in US to be able to afford treatment for their conditions.

Central Americans with disabilities seek compassion at US border