Mexican officials have insisted they are treating migrants from Central America well, despite opposition from human rights advocacy groups. Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador responded to the backlash on Friday, saying his government’s detainment of 800 migrants was successfully resolved.
Police discovered the body of a man inside a Tijuana home on Monday. This comes after four bodies were also found buried in the same property last week. Among the five victims found was 70-year-old Jesus Guillen and 65-year-old Maria Lopez, a couple from Orange County, California.
According to administration officials, the State Department is moving to prohibit babies born to foreign tourists from gaining U.S. citizenship. The measure is aimed at stopping pregnant women from arriving in the U.S. to deliver a baby and, therefore, have enough of a legal tie to live in America.
According to acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf, building an effective border wall has been a bipartisan issue for 20 years.
Thousands of Hondurans are attempting to form another migrant caravan. On Wednesday, migrants were seen waiting for buses to the border with Guatemala while others have reportedly already began the journey on foot.
The Trump administration is set to divert billions of dollars to further construction of the president’s border wall. According to documents obtained by The Washington Post, the White House is planning to reappropriate $7.2 billion for wall construction. This includes $3.5 billion from anti-drug trafficking programs and $3.7 billion from military construction projects.
Citizens in Mexico are taking to the streets to protest domestic violence towards women. On Saturday, activists placed hundreds of red shoes all over Mexico City.
The Senate Finance Committee passes the USMCA in a 25-3 vote. One America’s Greta Wall spoke with committee Chairman Chuck Grassley about what’s next for the NAFTA replacement.
California lawmakers recently announced funding to clean up pollution coming from the Tijuana River after securing millions of dollars for the project. One America’s Jacob Miller explains.