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Mexico–United States border

Watch: Smugglers Drop Girls From 14 Ft. High Wall At New Mexico Desert

Apr 02, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

As reported by NY Post, the girls were rescued by agents conducting virtual surveillance in the area.

Immigration From Mexico Distracting US From Promoting $1.9 Trillion Covid-19 Relief Bill

Mar 22, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The administration has been pressed as to why it will not allow media to see the facilities at the border.

US President Donald Trump Delivers Over 10,000 False And Misleading Claims: Report

About one-fifth of the President's claims are about immigration issues, a percentage that has grown since the December 2018 government shutdown, over funding for his promised border wall.

Trump Backtracks On Mexican Border And Healthcare Reform

Apr 05, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Faced with the threat of economic fallout from closing the Mexican border, Trump on Thursday gave a year's grace period to that country's leaders to stop the flow of drugs and illegal immigrants to the US.

Pentagon Authorises $1 Bilion For Donald Trump's Border Wall

The Department of Homeland Security asked the Pentagon to build 57 miles of 18-foot fencing, build and improve roads, and install lighting to support Donald Trump's emergency declaration as concerns the border.

07 March, 2019

US Authorities Deport About 471 Parents Without Their Children

Outlook Web Bureau

President Donald Trump's administration has previously acknowledged that parents were removed without their children, but the latest report provides an updated count.

19 February, 2019

Sixteen States Sue Donald Trump Over National Emergency To Build Border Wall

Outlook Web Bureau

Donald Trump declared an emergency on Friday so he can shift billions of dollars to the border wall after Congress wouldn't approve the amount he wanted.

16 February, 2019

Donald Trump Declares National Emergency To Build Wall Along Mexico Border

Outlook Web Bureau

Trump's move is already drawing bipartisan criticism on Capitol Hill and the opponents have already announced to legally challenge it.

13 February, 2019

Not Thrilled With Border Deal, But Govt Shutdown Seems Unlikely: Donald Trump

Outlook Web Bureau

Trump said that he is looking at getting USD 23 billion for border security from various sources.

04 February, 2019

US Dept Of Defence Sends Additional 3,750 Soldiers To Mexico Border

Outlook Web Bureau

The troops during this time will build some 240 meters of a fence and provide logistical support to the US Border Patrol agents.

29 January, 2019

US President Donald Trump Agrees To Deliver State Of The Union On Feb 5

Outlook Web Bureau

US President Donald Trump has accepted an invitation from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and has agreed to deliver the State of the Union address on February 5 as the US government has now fully reopened.


14 January, 2019

Top Republicans Warn Against Trump Declaring National Emergency As US Shutdown Drags On

Outlook Web Bureau

The no.2 Senate Democrat Dick Durbin said if this president is going to turn to national emergencies every time he disagrees with Congress, I'm against it.

12 January, 2019

US Govt Shutdown Enters 22nd Day, Longest In The Country's History

Outlook Web Bureau

The US government shutdown that has left 800,000 federal employees without salaries as a result of President Donald Trump's row with Democrats over building a Mexico border wall entered a record 22nd day on Saturday.

12 January, 2019

Not Going To Do It So Fast: Donald Trump On Declaring National Emergency For Border Wall

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Trump said that declaring a national emergency is the last option and threatened to use it if the Democrats did not allocate USD 5.7 billion funding for his controversial US-Mexico border wall plan.

11 January, 2019

Brother Of Indian-Origin Cop Killed In US Supports Trump On Border Wall

Outlook Web Bureau

The brother of Indian-origin policeman Ronil "Ron" Singh killed in California and described a national hero by Donald Trump, has said he supported the US president's efforts on border security.

11 January, 2019

We Can Declare A National Emergency: Donald Trump On US-Mexico Border Wall

Outlook Web Bureau

US President Donald Trump appears to be moving closer to declare a national emergency that would empower him to build a wall along the US-Mexico border to prevent the flow of illegal immigrants into the country.

10 January, 2019

Trump Calls For 'Real Immigration Reform' In US

Outlook Web Bureau

The sharp differences between the Trump administration and the opposition Democrats over border security has resulted in a partial government shutdown, which entered its 19th day.


09 January, 2019

Trump Makes Plea For Wall, Calls Indian-Origin Police Officer Killed In US 'National Hero'

Outlook Web Bureau

Corporal Singh, 33, of the Newman Police Department was shot and killed during a traffic stop on December 26 allegedly by an illegal immigrant.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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