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Texas judge orders border wall fundraiser not to build

A local judge in South Texas has ordered supporters of President Donald Trump not to build their planned private border wall on a section of land near the Rio Grande.


Migrant: Young family ignored advice against border swim

The region along the U.S.-Mexico border has long been perilous for those trying to cross illegally into the United States between ports of entry, from the fast-moving Rio Grande to …


UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019

Photos of migrant father and daughter spark global anguish

From the Vatican to the U.S. Congress, expressions of anguish, empathy and outrage poured out Wednesday over the photos of a migrant father and young daughter who drowned while trying …


UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019

‘They died in each other’s arms,’ migrant’s mother says

The mother of a man who drowned alongside his 23-month-old daughter while trying to cross the Rio Grande into Texas says she finds a heartbreaking photograph of their bodies hard …


Official: Woman, 3 children died of heat exposure in Texas

Four people, including three children, found dead in South Texas near the border with Mexico most likely died of dehydration and heat exposure after crossing the Rio Grande into the …


UPDATED: Sat., April 14, 2018

On the lower Rio Grande, a glimpse at the border Trump wants

Stymied by Congress and the courts, President Donald Trump has struggled to make good on his signature campaign promises to build a wall and stop migrants. But there is at …