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Two Persons with huge hawala money on International Border apprehended

Shillong, : The Border Security Force troops showing extra alertness to prevent any trans-border crime on the International Border. Acting on a tip-off regarding illegal excess money generated from coal & stone business the vigilant BSF troops 11 BN deployed at Borsora in South West Khasi Hills Distt of Meghalaya on 7th May’2019 ,at about 1645 hrs, apprehended 02 Indian ... Read More »

Image of crying toddler on US border wins World Press Photo

Judges said veteran Getty photographer John Moore’s picture taken after Honduran mother Sandra Sanchez and her daughter Yanela illegally crossed the US-Mexican border last year showed “a different kind of violence that is psychological”. The picture of the wailing toddler was published world-wide and caused a public outcry about Washington’s controversial policy to separate thousands of migrants from their children. ... Read More »

U.S. President Trump threatens to close Mexico border

Threatening drastic action against Mexico, Trump declared he is likely to shut down America’s southern border next week unless Mexican authorities immediately halt all illegal immigration. The President also cut U.S. aid to three Central American nations whose citizens are fleeing North America. The State Department said in a statement that it will suspend 2017 and 2018 payments to the ... Read More »

Trump threatens to shut Mexico border

Trump has been promising for more than two years to build a long, impenetrable wall along the border to stop illegal immigration, though Congress has been reluctant to provide the money he needs. In the meantime, he has repeatedly threatened to close the border, but this time, with a new surge of migrants heading north , he gave a definite ... Read More »

U.S. House votes to block Trump’s border emergency declaration

In a 245-182 vote, the Democratic-majority House rejected Trump’s assertion that he could use money for the wall that Congress had appropriated for other purposes. The bill now moves to the Republican-run Senate, where it also could pass, given some Republicans’ concerns about the president’s actions. But Trump has vowed to veto the measure if it reaches his desk, and ... Read More »

No govt shutdown, US lawmakers reach deal on Mexico border wall funding

Republicans were desperate to avoid another bruising shutdown. They tentatively agreed Monday night to far less money for President Donald Trump’s border wall than the White House’s $5.7 billion wish list, settling for a figure of nearly $1.4 billion, according to congressional aides. That means 55 miles of new fencing constructed through existing designs such as metal slats instead of ... Read More »

Democratic and Republican negotiators holding talks to reach deal on border security

Negotiations broke down during the weekend over funding for immigrant detention beds and physical barriers along the US-Mexico border. Trump’s December demand for $5.7bn to help construct a border wall triggered the 35-day partial government shutdown that ended last month. Trump agreed to reopen the government for three weeks to allow congressional negotiators time to find a compromise on government ... Read More »

Democratic and Republican negotiators are holding talks to try to reach a deal on border security.

Negotiations broke down during the weekend over funding for immigrant detention beds and physical barriers along the US-Mexico border. Trump’s December demand for $5.7bn to help construct a border wall triggered the 35-day partial government shutdown that ended last month. Trump agreed to reopen the government for three weeks to allow congressional negotiators time to find a compromise on government ... Read More »