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Trump administration cancels legal aid and English classes for unaccompanied minors in further crackdown on migration

The Trump administration is curbing services for unaccompanied minors, citing budget concerns after a surge in border crossings.
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.

Trump threatens to close border with Mexico next week claiming there’s a “very good likelihood”

"There's a very good likelihood that I'll be closing the border next week, and that will be just fine with me."
A group of Central American migrants climb the border fence between Mexico and the United States, near El Chaparral border crossing, in Tijuana, Baja California State, Mexico, on November 25, 2018.

4 reasons the number of families crossing the US-Mexico border illegally is soaring, and how Trump may have made the problem worse

Despite President Donald Trump's efforts to crack down on illegal immigration and the asylum system, the most families on record are crossing.

A new migrant caravan plans to leave Honduras on January 15, and Mexico’s government is bracing for its arrival

A new migrant caravan plans to leave Honduras on January 15. Mexican and Central American authorities are trying to stop it.
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.

12 times Trump provoked a backlash with the US military and veterans in 2018

President Trump has often praised himself for how much he loves "his military." But he has stoked controversy with this community again and again.

US troops are staying at the US-Mexico border through Christmas and into the new year

Thousand of US troops deployed to the border were initially expected to be home in December. But now they will be staying there into 2019.
The US-Mexico border wall in San Ysidro, California, in 2017. A woman fell from the wall one mile east of the port of entry as she tried to enter the US.

A woman fell and was impaled by rebar as she tried to climb a border wall to enter the US

A woman fell from the wall close to the San Ysidro, California, port of entry. She's in the hospital and her two children are in Border Patrol custody.