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World 01 Mar 2018 | 9:26 PM

Bangladesh protests against Myanmar troops at border where Rohingya shelter

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh summoned Myanmar's ambassador on Thursday over an increased security presence near their border, where thousands of Rohingya Muslims have been sheltering just inside Myanmar, Bangladesh's foreign ministry said.

World 03 Jan 2017 | 7:16 PM

Exclusive: Trump team seeks agency records on border barriers, surveillance

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a wide-ranging request for documents and analysis, President-elect Donald Trump's transition team asked the Department of Homeland Security last month to assess all assets available for border wall and barrier construction.

World 02 Dec 2016 | 2:15 PM

Porous Texas border fence foreshadows challenges for Trump's wall

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (Reuters) - The rose-coloured border security fence starts in a dusty field on the Loop family farm in South Texas - about 15 miles inland from the Gulf of Mexico and a mile north of the southern U.S. border.

World 11 May 2019 | 5:27 AM

Venezuela reopens border where migrants used trails to reach Brazil

PACARAIMA, Brazil (Reuters) - Venezuela reopened its border crossing to Brazil on Friday, after its closure for nearly three months forced desperate Venezuelans to use indigenous trails to smuggle food and basic goods or to flee their crisis-stricken homeland.

World 09 May 2019 | 5:57 AM

U.S. border agents apprehended nearly 100,000 people at southern border in April - data

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. border officers apprehended nearly 99,000 people crossing the U.S. southern border in April, the highest figure since 2007, the government said on Wednesday, as Trump administration officials decried what they call a humanitarian and security crisis.

World 04 Apr 2019 | 3:51 AM

Truckers, stores on U.S.-Mexico border struggle as Trump closure threat looms

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Trucks inched through traffic and some stores reported fewer customers in U.S.-Mexico border towns on Wednesday, as staffing shortages tied to a surge in asylum seekers slowed checkpoints and threats of closing the border completely scared shoppers.

World 03 Apr 2019 | 5:18 AM

Trump takes step back from threat to close border with Mexico

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump took a step back on Tuesday from a threat to close the U.S. southern border to fight illegal immigration, amid pressure from companies worried that such a shutdown would cause chaos to supply chains.

World 31 Mar 2019 | 11:37 PM

Trump aides repeat threat to shut down U.S.-Mexico border over migrant issue

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Sunday doubled down on its threat to shut down the southern border with Mexico, a day after it cut aid to Central American countries that President Donald Trump accused of deliberately sending migrants to the United States.

World 08 Mar 2019 | 8:28 PM

On U.S. border, fence meant as barrier becomes lure for migrants

EL PASO, Texas (Reuters) - Huddled against a border fence on a bitterly cold morning in El Paso, Texas, a group of 60 Guatemalan migrants, around half toddlers and children, shouted for help: "We're cold, we're hungry, we need shelter."

World 09 Feb 2019 | 4:25 AM

U.S. Border Patrol overwhelmed by large groups of migrant families

(Reuters) - U.S. Border Patrol said on Friday its resources were being stretched thin by larger and larger groups of Central American families left by smugglers in remote locations along the U.S. Mexico border.