US-Mexico Border: Trump Administration Says Needs 2 Years to Identify Migrant Children Separated from Parents and Families

US-Mexico Border: Trump Administration Says Needs 2 Years to Identify Migrant Children Separated from Parents and Families

The southern border is nearly 2,000 miles long and already has about 650 miles of different types of barriers. Continue reading US-Mexico Border: Trump Administration Says Needs 2 Years to Identify Migrant Children Separated from Parents and Families

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US Wants 2 Years to Identify Migrant Kids Separated from Families

US Wants 2 Years to Identify Migrant Kids Separated from Families

The Trump administration wants up to two years to find potentially thousands of children who were separated from their families at the border before a judge halted the practice. Continue reading US Wants 2 Years to Identify Migrant Kids Separated from Families

Trump vetoes bill passed by U.S. Senate to end border emergency

Trump vetoes bill passed by U.S. Senate to end border emergency

President Donald Trump on Friday vetoed a congressional measure that would have blocked his attempt to use a national emergency declaration to obtain funds to build a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico.

The president’s action kicked the measure back to Congress, where the House of Representatives is expected to take it up again, likely on March 26, in an effort to override Trump’s veto, a House Democratic leadership aide said on Thursday.

The Democratic-controlled House is not expected to have enough support to override the veto, the first of Trump’s presidency. Continue reading Trump vetoes bill passed by U.S. Senate to end border emergency

Mexican president to help ‘El Chapo’ sisters, mother visit him in U.S.

Mexican president to help ‘El Chapo’ sisters, mother visit him in U.S.

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Friday that he has instructed his government to assist the family of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in seeking humanitarian visas to visit the convicted drug trafficker in the United States. Continue reading Mexican president to help ‘El Chapo’ sisters, mother visit him in U.S.

Germany’s Merkel demolishes Trump foreign policies

Germany’s Merkel demolishes Trump foreign policies

Rancour and recriminations were the order of the day with allies as well as adversaries turning on each other in one of the most important gatherings of the Munich Security Conference in recent years.

Efforts were supposed to be made, at least among western countries, to find common ground on a range of issues from the Middle East after the end of the Isis caliphate to cyber warfare, Brexit, extremism and climate change.

Instead the US vice president Mike Pence attacked European states for not joining Washington in pulling out of the nuclear deal with Iran and failing to fully follow the American line on the Venezuelan crisis.

Repeatedly praising Donald Trump for his allegedly “remarkable” and “extraordinary” qualities which have made “America stronger than ever before”, enabling it to “lead on the world stage again”, Mr Pence derided Nato allies.

His speech was greeted with muted cheering, with Mr Trump’s daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner clapping enthusiastically, but a significant number of those present staying silent and some of his remarks being greeted with whispered mockery. Continue reading Germany’s Merkel demolishes Trump foreign policies