Trump to make border wall speech

Trump to make border wall speech

Image copyright Getty Images US President Donald Trump is set to argue that an immigration “crisis” requires his long-promised wall along the Mexican border. Mr Trump will make his case in his first speech from the Oval Office at 21:00EST (0200 GMT Wednesday), ahead of a trip to the border on Thursday. A partial government…

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Trump threatens to shut Mexican border

Trump threatens to shut Mexican border

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Migrants from Honduras tried to enter the US illegally on Thursday by jumping a border fence Donald Trump has threatened to shut down the border with Mexico over illegal immigration if Congress fails to fund his proposed wall.”Either we build (finish) the Wall or we close the Border,” the US…

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Second child dies in US custody at border

Second child dies in US custody at border

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Migrants arriving at the US-Mexico border say they are fleeing persecution, poverty and violence An eight-year-old boy from Guatemala has died in US government custody, officials say, the second migrant child to die in US detention this month.The border agency says the boy died on Monday night hours after…

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US shutdown looms over border wall row

US shutdown looms over border wall row

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump: “Any measure that funds the government must include border security” A partial US government shutdown has taken effect after US lawmakers failed to break a budget impasse.President Donald Trump, who has to sign off on any deal, is insisting at least $5bn (£4bn) be included for…

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