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Kamala Harris tells Guatemalans ‘Do Not Come,’ urges fight against corruption

“Do not come. Do not come,” US Vice President Kamala Harris said at a news conference in Guatemala City. “If you come to our border, you will be turned back,” she said.
“Corruption does not know borders. We have to follow the money and we have to stop it,” US Vice President Kamala Harris said.(AP)
“Corruption does not know borders. We have to follow the money and we have to stop it,” US Vice President Kamala Harris said.(AP)
Published on Jun 08, 2021 12:53 AM IST
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Over 7,000 Indian-origin people held in 2019 for trying to enter US illegally

US Border and Custom protection apprehended 7,720 Indian-origin people including 272 women and 591 juveniles during the fiscal 2019, NAPA said based on the figures obtained under the Freedom of Information Act.
In this May 5, 2019, file photo, migrants walk between tents, left, and cars waiting to cross the border in San Luis Rio Colorado, Mexico, and Arizona.(AP File / Photo used for representational purpose only)
In this May 5, 2019, file photo, migrants walk between tents, left, and cars waiting to cross the border in San Luis Rio Colorado, Mexico, and Arizona.(AP File / Photo used for representational purpose only)
Updated on Feb 20, 2020 09:56 PM IST
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Washington | By Press Trust of India

Central American migrants scuffle with Mexican troops along border river

Hundreds of Central American migrants waded across the Suchiate River into southern Mexico on Monday, where they faced guardsmen.
When Mexican officials denied free entry passage, the migrants went down to the Suchiate River where hundreds forded its shallow waters and soon faced guardsmen.(Bloomberg Image)
When Mexican officials denied free entry passage, the migrants went down to the Suchiate River where hundreds forded its shallow waters and soon faced guardsmen.(Bloomberg Image)
Updated on Jan 21, 2020 01:01 PM IST
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CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico | By Associated Press

Trump scores big with Mexico wall funds and deal to dump migrants

It was double delight for US President Donald Trump whose administration won a crucial case to fund his Mexico wall and sealed a deal to turn Gautemala into United State’s migrant-dumpyard.
The Mexico wall and the Gautemala deal are two important milestones for Donald Trump who is aiming to get re-elected to the Presidency(AFP)
The Mexico wall and the Gautemala deal are two important milestones for Donald Trump who is aiming to get re-elected to the Presidency(AFP)
Updated on Jul 27, 2019 05:21 PM IST
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Washington | By Agence France-Presse

Donald Trump sending 2,100 more troops to the US border with Mexico

The announcement comes amid continuing rancorous debate regarding Trump’s immigration policies and the treatment of undocumented migrants who have been apprehended while trying to cross into the US.
: More and more troops are being sent to the border, and Trump wants to use Pentagon funds to construct more than 100 miles of fencing along it.(REUTERS)
: More and more troops are being sent to the border, and Trump wants to use Pentagon funds to construct more than 100 miles of fencing along it.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 18, 2019 12:07 PM IST
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Bloomberg | By John Harney

Punjab youth stuck at detention centre near US border, five travel agents booked

Sukhdev said in July 2018, his son was detained at the immigrant detention centre near the US border while trying to enter the country via Mexico illegally.
(Representative image)
(Representative image)
Updated on Feb 17, 2019 11:35 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kapurthala | By HT Correspondent

Donald Trump aims to keep his loyalists happy

Many of his supporters were soured by the lengthy and damaging shutdown of the US government
US President Donald Trump delivers his second State of the Union address to a joint session of the US Congress in Washington, February 5, 2019(REUTERS)
US President Donald Trump delivers his second State of the Union address to a joint session of the US Congress in Washington, February 5, 2019(REUTERS)
Updated on Feb 06, 2019 05:29 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

US President Donald Trump threatens to ‘entirely’ close US-Mexico border unless wall demands met

Donald Trump threatened to close the US-Mexico border if lawmakers refuse his demands to build a wall.
This photo shows the border fence under construction near New Mexico's Highway 9, near Santa Teresa on December 23, 2018. - The US government began a Christmastime shutdown early on December 22, after Congress adjourned without passing a federal spending bill or addressing President Donald Trump's demand for money to build a border wall.(AFP Photo)
This photo shows the border fence under construction near New Mexico's Highway 9, near Santa Teresa on December 23, 2018. - The US government began a Christmastime shutdown early on December 22, after Congress adjourned without passing a federal spending bill or addressing President Donald Trump's demand for money to build a border wall.(AFP Photo)
Updated on Dec 29, 2018 10:39 AM IST
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Washington | By Agence France-Presse

CNN reporter confronts Donald Trump, White House suspends his press pass

Donald Trump and CNN correspondent Jim Acosta began sparring after Acosta asked Trump about the caravan of migrants heading from Latin America to the southern US border.
A White House staff member reaches for the microphone held by CNN's Jim Acosta as he questions US president Donald Trump during a news conference following midterm US congressional elections at the White House in Washington, US.(REUTERS)
A White House staff member reaches for the microphone held by CNN's Jim Acosta as he questions US president Donald Trump during a news conference following midterm US congressional elections at the White House in Washington, US.(REUTERS)
Updated on Nov 08, 2018 01:05 PM IST
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New York | By Associated Press

Trump should now walk the talk on the H1-B visa issue

It makes little sense for his administration to be taking steps that affect Indian technology workers, who are hardly sneaking across the US borders, especially when members of his cabinet describe India as a key ally and push strategies such as the Indo-Pacific policy
India has been hit hard by the Trump administration’s changes to the H-1B visa regime that benefits thousands of technology workers(AFP)
India has been hit hard by the Trump administration’s changes to the H-1B visa regime that benefits thousands of technology workers(AFP)
Updated on Oct 16, 2018 12:43 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

Donald Trump isn’t the first: US has separated families throughout its history

Donald Trump’s order to detain children crossing the US border with their families has sparked outrage across the country. But throughout American history -- from slavery to Japanese internment camps -- US authorities have cited various reasons and laws to take children away from their parents.
People hold signs to protest against US President Donald Trump's executive order to detain children crossing the southern US border and separating families outside of City Hall in Los Angeles, California.(Reuters Photo)
People hold signs to protest against US President Donald Trump's executive order to detain children crossing the southern US border and separating families outside of City Hall in Los Angeles, California.(Reuters Photo)
Updated on Jun 20, 2018 11:40 AM IST
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Albuquerque | By AP

US couple raise $3.4 million on Facebook for reuniting immigrant families: Report

The US administration policy that separates immigrant parents from their children at the Mexico border has sparked outrage against President Donald Trump.
Immigrant children, many of whom have been separated from their parents under a new
Immigrant children, many of whom have been separated from their parents under a new "zero tolerance" policy by the Trump administration, walk in single file between tents in their compound next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas.(Reuters Photo)
Published on Jun 19, 2018 11:43 AM IST
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San Francisco | By IANS

Trump says will use military to protect US border

The US President said he had discussed the idea with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis.
US President Donald Trump.(Reuters Photo)
US President Donald Trump.(Reuters Photo)
Updated on Apr 03, 2018 11:30 PM IST
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