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New US facility to hold immigrant children already closing

The U.S. government's new holding facility for migrant youth will close as early as this week, less than one month after it was opened in response to the squalid conditions in which children were being detained by the Border Patrol, according to the nonprofit operating the facility.

US poised to begin immigration enforcement operation

A nationwide immigration enforcement operation targeting people who are in the United States illegally is expected to begin this weekend after it was postponed last month by President Donald Trump, according to two administration officials and immigrant activists.

Trump: ‘Good chance’ now for tariff deal with Mexico

After a week of threats, President Donald Trump declared Thursday that now "there is a good chance" the U.S. will strike a deal with Mexico to avert the tariffs he had scheduled for Monday to force the U.S. ally to stem the flow of Central American migrants into the United States.

Mexican officials try to stave off tariffs at White House

Mexican and U.S. officials met late into the day Tuesday at the White House trying to stave off President Donald Trump's threatened tariffs on all Mexican goods flowing into the United States.

Girl’s death shows communication issues on US-Mexico border

Shortly before a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl died in U.S. custody, her father signed a form stating that his daughter was in good health.

US starts to withdraw troops from Trump border mission

The U.S. this week will begin withdrawing many of the active duty troops sent to the border with Mexico by President Donald Trump just before the midterm election in response to a caravan of Central American migrants, U.S. officials said Monday.

Horton and Rouzer weigh in on illegal immigration debate

President Trump has ordered an additional 5,000 troops be sent to the US-Mexico-border. Congressman Rouzer and his challenger Kyle Horton have very different opinions on that.

Sickness, fear, harassment in Mexico whittle away at caravan

Little by little, sickness, fear and police harassment are whittling down the migrant caravan making its way to the U.S. border, with many of the 4,000 to 5,000 migrants who resumed their journey Thursday complaining of exhaustion.

Mattis expected to send hundreds of troops to border

The Trump administration is planning to dispatch 800 more troops to the border at the direction of a president who has declared illegal immigration a "national emergency" and has been stoking fears about it ahead of the fast-approaching midterms just as he did before his own election.

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Battleship hosts night-long ghost hunt

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Multiple injuries in traffic accident in Southport

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Swimmer drowns in Surf City

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Trump picks Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

Trump hailed Barrett as “a woman of remarkable intellect and character,” saying he had studied her record closely before making the pick.