Migrant surge at US border pushes Texas city to ‘breaking point’

A sharp rise in migrants crossing the US border from Mexico has pushed a Texas city to “breaking point”, its mayor has warned. With more than 2,000 people a day seeking asylum, services in El Paso have been overwhelmed, leaving the authorities struggling to cope. The influx has also hit the Texas border city of […]

Texas troopers told to push migrants back into Rio Grande and deny them water

Border security agents in Texas have allegedly been ordered to push migrants back into the Rio Grande river and to withhold water. Concerns about the “inhumane” treatment of migrants along the border with Mexico were outlined in an email from an unnamed trooper to the Texas Department of Public Safety. In the email the trooper […]