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Central American asylum seekers wait as U.S. Border Patrol agents take them into custody on June 12, 2018 near McAllen, Texas. The families were then sent to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) processing center for possible separation. U.S. border authorities are executing the Trump administration's 'zero tolerance' policy towards undocumented immigrants. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions also said that domestic and gang violence in immigrants' country of origin would no longer qualify them for political asylum status.

Kirstjen Nielsen is out as Homeland Security Secretary

President Trump criticized Kirstjen Nielsen over illegal immigration, and blamed her for a growing number of families apprehended at the US-Mexico border.

US reportedly cutting off aid to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras after Trump claims countries ‘set up’ migrant caravans

The US State Department is cutting off the three South American countries from financial aid.
A caravan of nearly seven thousand migrants from Central America walk towards Tapachula from Ciudad Hidalgo while en route to the United States, in Frontera Hidalgo, Mexico October 21, 2018.

Trump threatens to close the border over a new caravan forming in Honduras that reportedly isn’t even headed for the US

President Donald Trump warned of a new migrant caravan and vowed to close the US-Mexico border and withhold aid to Central American countries.
A migrant family runs away from tear gas in front of the border wall with Mexico in Tijuana, Mexico, on November 25, 2018.

Backlash erupts after the Trump administration fires tear gas at migrants in clash at the US-Mexico border

US officials launched tear gas at migrants in a confrontation at a US border facility near Tijuana Sunday, and agencies were defensive amid backlash.
Ron Colburn, a former Border Patrol deputy who is now president of the Border Patrol Foundation.

A Fox News guest suggested that the tear gas being used on migrants at the border was so ‘natural’ you could ‘put it on your nachos&...

Ron Colburn, the president of the Border Patrol Foundation, said using tear gas against the migrants on Sunday was "absolutely" warranted.
Immigrants wait to eat at a temporary migrant shelter set up near the U.S.-Mexico border on November 18, 2018 in Tijuana, Mexico.

‘All will stay in Mexico’: Trump says the US will bar asylum-seekers from entering the country until judges approve their claims

President Donald Trump tweeted that the US will no longer allow asylum-seekers to enter the country until their claims are approved by a judge.
Army soldiers pause from the heat while stringing razor wire near the port of entry at the U.S.-Mexico border on November 4, 2018.

The largest US active-duty mobilization to US-Mexico border under Trump may already be winding down

Troops at the border will start heading home in the upcoming weeks with an expected end date of December 15, 2018.

The first group of caravan migrants has reached the US border while thousands of others lag behind — here’s what awaits them when they arr...

The first groups of caravan migrants reached the US border this week, hundreds of miles ahead of the main caravan of thousands of others.

The Trump administration just moved to restrict its asylum system as migrant caravans head toward the US

The Trump administration made its first move toward barring asylum to immigrants who cross the border illegally, ahead of several migrant caravans.

The migrant caravan from Central America is still hundreds of miles from the US border — here’s everything we know about when it could arr...

A caravan of some 4,000 migrants has been trekking north towards the US, yet remains more than 700 miles away. Here's what could happen next.