Tag Archives: border

How state border restrictions impact NSW

WHERE NSW RESIDENTS CAN TRAVEL AROUND AUSTRALIA FROM 1AM SATURDAY, AUGUST 1 VICTORIA: Permits apply for some border residents; NSW residents returning from Victoria must self-isolate for 14 days QUEENSLAND: All but those in the Greater Sydney area allowed SOUTH AUSTRALIA: Essential border-community travellers can travel 50km into SA. All other arrivals must quarantine for… Read More »

Normalcy returns to Guatemala-Mexico border after latest migrant caravan

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico — From the roadside stand where his family sells mole, barbecue and chicken stew, Miguel Ángel Vázquez has seen all the caravans of Central American migrants and asylum seekers stream past his front door in recent years, throngs of people driven to flee poverty and violence in hopes of a better life… Read More »

Trump administration agrees to independent investigation of health conditions for children at border facilities

The pediatrician, Dr. Paul Wise, toured detention centers at the border last summer and was critical of the conditions there, according to a Stanford publication. In that interview, Wise described how migrant children are kept in a “kind of cage-like” processing center. “From there, they get moved to a different processing center, which is kind… Read More »

Democrats clash on healthcare, border in scrappy first U.S. presidential debate

MIAMI (Reuters) – Democratic presidential contenders battled over healthcare coverage and border policy on Wednesday during a surprisingly heated first debate that laid bare the party’s divisions on whether to abolish private insurance and shift to a Medicare-for-All system. In the first round of back-to-back debates, several of the lesser-known candidates vied for attention in… Read More »

Mexican cartels using border migrant crisis to distract agents from drug smuggling, Carroll says

Mexican cartels are using the migrant crisis at the southern border to overwhelm U.S. agents stationed there so they can smuggle drugs across with greater ease, said James Carroll, the director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy. “These drug traffickers, they’re smart, they know what they’re doing,” said Carroll during an appearance… Read More »