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World 26 Nov 2018 | 9:41 AM

U.S. fires tear gas into Mexico to repel migrants, closes border gate for several hours

TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) - U.S. authorities shut the country's busiest border crossing and fired tear gas into Mexico on Sunday to repel Central American migrants approaching the border after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed the asylum-seekers would not easily enter the country.

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 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.

AseanPlus News 09 May 2014 | 11:00 AM

Australia to create new border super agency

SYDNEY: Australia Friday said it would create a new border protection agency merging operations from the customs and immigration departments, potentially saving the government hundreds of millions of dollars.

World 13 Jul 2017 | 6:20 AM

Asylum seekers turned away at U.S.-Mexico border sue U.S. government

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A group of asylum seekers fleeing gang and drug violence in Honduras and Mexico were improperly turned away at the U.S.-Mexico border by border patrol agents, a lawsuit filed against the U.S. government on Wednesday said.

World 01 Feb 2017 | 7:46 AM

Some nations affected by U.S. immigration order may stay on list - official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries temporarily barred from the United States by President Donald Trump's executive order may be blocked indefinitely, and others might be added to the list, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said on Tuesday.

World 12 Aug 2010 | 12:00 AM

U.S. Congress approves border bill; sends to Obama

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress on Thursday passed legislation to strengthen security along the border with Mexico, trying to tackle the politically sensitive issue of illegal immigrants ahead of November congressional elections.

World 13 Feb 2019 | 4:26 AM

U.S. immigration officers' union opposes Trump pick to lead key agency

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A union representing U.S. immigration and customs agents urged the Senate on Tuesday to block confirmation of President Donald Trump's nominee to head the immigration enforcement agency, citing past racially tinged and controversial comments.

World 20 Jul 2010 | 12:00 AM

U.S. troops to arrive at Mexico border Aug. 1

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. National Guard troops will begin arriving along the border with Mexico on Aug. 1 to bolster security as the Obama administration tries to stem the flow of illegal immigrants, weapons and narcotics, officials said on Monday.