Latest Mexico – United States relations Stories
By Sito Negron LAS CRUCES, New Mexico (Reuters) - A Mexican governor agreed on Friday to demolish abandoned buildings in a border village New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson wanted razed because it is said to be a center for drug and human smuggling.
By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A U.S. Border Patrol helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing after illegal immigrants pelted it with baseball-sized rocks, damaging a rotor, a spokesman for the agency said on Thursday.
SANTA FE, New Mexico (Reuters) - New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson will seek the bulldozing of a Mexican village to improve border security at a meeting with the governor of the Mexican state of Chihuahua this week, a Richardson spokesman said on Tuesday.
By Tim Gaynor CAMPO, California (Reuters) - U.S. civilian patrols out to spot illegal immigrants from Mexico and angry pro-immigrant activists could be headed for a bloody showdown on the U.S.-Mexico border, police say.
By Marty Graham CAMPO, Calif. (Reuters) - A sleepy desert town near San Diego became the front line in the debate over U.S. immigration policy on Saturday, as volunteers set out to spot illegal immigrants from Mexico and protesters tried to discourage the citizen patrols they see as vigilantes.
By Eduardo Quiros TORREON, Mexico (Reuters) - A meeting in Mexico to address a vicious drugs war and a wave of illegal immigration along the U.S.-Mexico border ended on Friday without the participation of key U.S. border governors.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A group of stranded illegal immigrants facing death in the parched Arizona desert saved themselves by using a cell phone they found to call rescue services, the U.S. Border Patrol said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of people from countries other than Mexico arrested trying to cross the U.S. southern border has almost doubled this year, the head of the U.S. border patrol told the U.S. Congress on Tuesday.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).