Border Control

Friday, September 4, 2015 - 06:31
Mexico is set to eclipse the U.S. for the first time in apprehensions of child migrants from Central America, reflecting its new role as an immigration enforcer, a report released Thursday shows.
Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 06:24
Colombia is giving citizenship to dozens of Venezuelans separated from family members as part of President Nicolas Maduro's crackdown on illegal immigration along the border.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 06:17
There was, in fact, no crisis requiring these extraordinary measures along the border, where Colombians and Venezuelans have coexisted amicably through good times and bad. The whole thing was phony, a crisis manufactured by an increasingly unpopular president who is desperate to shore up support for his party ahead of parliamentary elections scheduled for December.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 06:09
Venezuela has arrested 32 alleged paramilitaries leading smuggling rings since it closed part of its border with Colombia, a top official said Tuesday.
Friday, August 28, 2015 - 06:09
Colombia and Venezuela have recalled their ambassadors following days of growing tension between the neighbouring nations.
Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 06:13
More than 1,000 Colombians who were living in Venezuela have crossed into Colombia as a border spat between the two neighbours intensifies.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 06:30
The ongoing crisis on the border between Colombia and Venezuela should not be used for political point-scoring by leaders in either country ahead of elections in coming months, the Colombian government said on Tuesday.
Friday, August 14, 2015 - 05:22
In a sign of how close the unrest in Afghanistan has crept to Tajikistan, two stray shells flew across the border during a recent bout of fighting, forcing Kabul to issue a blushing apology.
Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 06:46
Tougher U.S. border policies are a wrong-headed approach, since research shows that the border fence has the unintended effect of keeping migrants in the United States. U.S. policymakers should perhaps declare victory and move past security issues to fix a broken immigration law.
Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 06:34
Georgia on Tuesday accused Russia of cutting off its citizens from their farmland by installing border signposts demarcating the breakaway South Ossetia region, calling on Moscow to refrain from "escalation".