Border Patrol

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June 16, 2019 - 2:48 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Undaunted by a dangerous journey over thousands of miles, people fleeing economic hardship and human rights abuses in African countries are coming to the U.S.-Mexico border in unprecedented numbers, surprising Border Patrol agents more accustomed to Spanish-speaking migrants...
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Newell Normand
November 28, 2018 - 9:51 am
There is continued tension at the border where thousands of migrants from Central America are waiting, hoping to apply for asylum. One incident, in which groups of people attempted to breach a fence on the border, led to tear gas being used. To get a handle on what's going on, Newell Normand spoke...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
November 27, 2018 - 12:06 pm
It seems like only yesterday when I heard Jim Acosta say the “Honduran caravan was hundreds and hundreds of miles away.” It WASN’T yesterday, but he was wrong nonetheless. As we should all know by now they’re here. An incident unfolded over the weekend that led to tear gas being lobbed into a group...
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October 25, 2018 - 10:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) _ A U.S. official says Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is expected to sign an order as early as Thursday sending 800 or more troops to the southern border to support the Border Patrol. Mattis is responding to a request from President Donald Trump, who says he's ``bringing out the...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
October 11, 2018 - 10:33 am
Local, live and lively conversations with you. That’s what we do every morning as we talk about things in the news and give you a chance to call in and express your opinion. On this edition of IYC (It’s Your Call) we’re talking about THE WALL between US and Mexico. With all due apologies to Pink...
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May 09, 2017 - 1:10 pm
(AP) _ Arrests of people caught trying to enter the United States from Mexico without authorization declined again last month, a likely sign that fewer would-be immigrants are trying to cross the border illegally. President Donald Trump has highlighted the falling numbers as a sign that his tough...
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