US-Mexico border

'Not pawns': US mayors decry Trump's sanctuary city threat

Democratic mayors say they 'would be prepared to welcome undocumented immigrants as they have for decades'.

US-Mexico border

Trump says he may 'call up more' troops to the US-Mexico border

In visit to Texas, the US president says he may have to mobilise more of the US military at the border.

Trump says he may 'call up more' troops to the US-Mexico border

Immigration

US Democrats prepare border bills, say Trump inflames situation

House Democrats plan to introduce legislation addressing immigration and the border.

US Democrats prepare border bills, say Trump inflames situation

US-Mexico border

Judge blocks Trump policy of returning asylum seekers to Mexico

US judge issues injunction halting Trump's policy of sending some asylum seekers back to Mexico to await their cases.

Judge blocks Trump policy of returning asylum seekers to Mexico

Human Rights

US Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen resigns

Nielsen's departure comes amid reports that Trump was not happy with her handling of immigration issue.

US-Mexico border

Twenty states file motion to block Trump border wall funding

Meanwhile, in another shot at Mexico, Trump says he could impose an economic penalty to counter drug smuggling.

Twenty states file motion to block Trump border wall funding

US-Mexico border

US House to sue to block Trump border wall funding action

Meanwhile, Trump walked back on border closure threat, saying instead that he could slap tariffs on imports from Mexico.

US House to sue to block Trump border wall funding action

US-Mexico border

Why border cities fear Trump's threat to close US-Mexico border

Trump has repeatedly threatened to close the border. If he does, border city residents fear the potential economic harm.

Why border cities fear Trump's threat to close US-Mexico border

United States

Trump mulls shutting down US-Mexico border over migrant crisis

US government says border is at a breaking point as record number of families, mostly from Central America, are trying to seek asylum.

US-Mexico border

Trump again threatens US-Mexico border closure

Trump gets pushback over threat, with critics, including Republicans, warning of 'catastrophic impact' of closing border

Trump again threatens US-Mexico border closure

United States

Trump threatens to close border with Mexico next week

Trump repeats threat to close the US southern border - a move that if he acts on would anger Mexico and business groups.

US-Mexico border

Migrant child who died in US custody had infection, autopsy finds

Seven-year-old Jakelin Caal died in December while in US Border Patrol custody in case that drew worldwide condemnation.

Migrant child who died in US custody had infection, autopsy finds

US-Mexico border

US House fails to override Trump's veto over wall emergency

House Democrats fail to secure two-thirds majority vote to override Trump's veto on his border emergency declaration.

US House fails to override Trump's veto over wall emergency

US-Mexico border

Pentagon authorises $1bn for US-Mexico border wall

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan authorises army engineers to begin planning and constructing 98km wall.

Pentagon relocates $1bn for US-Mexico border wall

People & Power

Walk in their Shoes

People & Power follows two migrant caravans as they head through Mexico to the US border.