New US-Mexico border barrier charts tricky course near homes

ALONG THE SAN DIEGO-TIJUANA BORDER (AP) — Whether Congress provides more money or not, mapping a course for President Donald Trump's border wall with Mexico can be a tricky task. Som...

US sees limitations on reuniting migrant families

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration says it would require extraordinary effort to reunite what may be thousands of migrant children who have been separated from their parents and, even if it cou...

Official: Asylum seekers to wait in Mexico as soon as Friday

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration expects to launch a policy as early as Friday that forces people seeking asylum to wait in Mexico while their cases wind through U.S. courts, an official said...

New caravan of Honduran migrants makes first border crossing

AGUA CALIENTE, Guatemala (AP) — The latest caravan of Honduran migrants hoping to reach the U.S. has crossed peacefully into Guatemala, under the watchful eyes of about 200 Guatemalan police and soldi...

Asylum seekers find it's catch and can't release fast enough

SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Donald Trump says he has ended "catch-and-release" for asylum seekers, but in cities on the U.S. border with Mexico it is catch and can't release fast enough. ...

New asylum policy could invite more illegal border crossings

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The Trump administration's decision to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico while their cases wind through U.S. courts was made with crucial details still unknown. That creates un...

'Zero-tolerance' immigration policy hits snag in California

SAN DIEGO (AP) — One by one, U.S. Magistrate Judge William Gallo called the names of 14 defendants who were charged with entering the country illegally. Defense attorneys told him the government had a...

November border arrests jump to highest in Trump presidency

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Border Patrol arrests in November jumped 78 percent from a year earlier to the highest level in Donald Trump's presidency, with families and children accounting for a majority for a t...

Indicted US lawmaker returns to court after re-election

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Indicted Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter is returning to court for the first time since being re-elected to a sixth term amid corruption charges. The California congre...

APNewsBreak: No one arrested in border clash is prosecuted

SAN DIEGO (AP) — No criminal charges will be filed against any of the 42 people associated with a caravan of Central American migrants who were arrested in a clash that ended with U.S. authorities fir...

Trump backs use of 'very safe' tear gas on crowd of migrants

SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Donald Trump is strongly defending the U.S. use of tear gas at the Mexican border to repel a crowd of migrants that included angry rock-throwers but also barefoot, crying ch...

Trump strongly defends use of tear gas on caravan migrants

SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Donald Trump is strongly defending the U.S. use of tear gas at the Mexican border to repel a crowd of migrants that included angry rock-throwers but also barefoot, crying ch...

Migrants streaming into Tijuana, but now face long stay

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Exhausted migrants in a caravan of Central American asylum-seekers napped on mattresses in a converted municipal gymnasium, while men played soccer and exchanged banter on a cro...

Questions and answers about Trump's new immigration ban

SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Donald Trump ordered Friday that anyone who enters the U.S. illegally from Mexico by going around official border crossings is ineligible for asylum. His e...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump-tweeted ad unfairly blames Democrats

SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Donald Trump tweeted an ad that blames Democrats for allowing a Mexican man who was in the U.S. illegally to kill two police officers in Northern California in 2014 in metha...