A Modern Day Marshall Plan: Mexico Offers the US an Easy Out to the Border Crisis

López Obrador’s $20 billion development plan gives Washington a chance to help rectify the historic damage it’s done to the living conditions of people in Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador.

Central America Migrant Caravan

With President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatening to shut down the government if he doesn’t get his wall, it’s good that someone in a position of authority actually has a workable solution to the migrant crisis festering on the Mexican border with the U.S. The day after Andrés Manuel López Obrador took office as Mexico’s president on Dec. 1,

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Trump Administration Shows True Colors at Southern Border, Tear-Gassing Asylum-Seekers

Trump quickly defended the troops’ use of tear gas and aggressive force. “Here’s the bottom line: Nobody’s coming into our country unless they come in legally,” Trump said, apparently ignoring the fact that in order to apply for asylum a person must first be present on U.S. soil.

Central America Migrant Caravan

TIJUANA, MEXICO -- Mimicking Israel’s tools of repression, United States troops deployed along the U.S.-Mexico border used aggressive force against thousands of unarmed migrants seeking asylum from U.S.-stoked violence in their home countries. This appears to be only the beginning, as thousands of more migrants are on the way while Pentagon

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Judge Orders Trump Administration to Stop Ban on Asylum Seekers

“This ban is illegal, will put people’s lives in danger and raises the alarm about President Trump’s disregard for separation of powers,” said Lee Gelernt of the ACLU.

Central America Migrant Caravan

Saying President Donald Trump had exceeded his presidential authority, a federal judge later Monday ruled against the president's attempt to restrict the abilities of refugees seeking asylum at the U.S. border and imposed a restraining order that directs the administration to resume accepting asylum claims from people regardless of where or how

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MPN on the Ground: Global Migrants Converge on Mexico City to Assist Central American Migrant Caravan

MintPress News reports from the migrant caravan in Mexico City and met with members of the International Migrants Alliance, who gathered under the slogan: “Migrants, refugees and peoples of the world unite and fight capitalist exploitation, plunder and war!”

Central America Migrant Caravan

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO – Over the past week, Mexico’s sprawling capital has been transformed into the flashpoint of a global humanitarian crisis of forced migration that is rearing its head in all parts of the globe. The crisis, whose latest focal point is the migrant caravan from Honduras, as well as smaller caravans from Guatemala and El

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Trump’s Rules of Engagement for Troops at US-Mexico Border Mirror Those Used By the IDF in Gaza

The intent behind Trump’s new rules of engagement and considerable militarization of the U.S. border appears to be greenlighting the U.S. military to function as an IDF-style military police force whenever the next “threat” emerges, whether it be “foreign invaders” or “internal enemies.”

WASHINGTON  -- Since President Donald Trump first directed the outrage of his supporters at a Central American migrant caravan making its way towards the United States a little over a week ago, his plan to deploy between 5,200 and 15,000 active-duty U.S. soldiers to the border has provoked mixed reactions within the United States. However, Trump’s

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US Mobilizes 5000 Troops To Mexico Border To Confront Migrant Caravan

The troops will be sent to Texas, Arizona and California as Central American migrant caravan makes its way north through Mexico.

Central America Migrant Caravan

The US military will deploy 5,000 troops to the southern border - up from initial estimates of 800, according to the Wall Street Journal, citing US officials. The troops will be sent to Texas, Arizona and California as Central American migrant caravan makes its way north through Mexico. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters Sunday that the

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