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A record number of Chinese migrants make their way to the U.S.-Mexico border

Feb 1, 2024
A record number of Chinese migrants are using the established South American trail to reach the U.S. border.
Chinese migrants attempting to cross into the U.S. from Mexico are detained by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in November 2023.
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Closing Mexico border could bring U.S. auto production to a halt

Apr 2, 2019
The White House is backtracking slightly on President Trump’s recent threats to close the U.S.-Mexico border on security concerns. Today, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said there’s no specific timeline and that it’s “not our first choice,” but she also said it may be the best decision. However, the economic consequences of closing the southern border […]
A Mexican girl walks near by the metal fence between Ciudad Juarez, Cihuahua state, Mexico and Sunland Park, New Mexico, U.S., on May 3, 2018.
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