Migrants waiting near the Paso del Norte Bridge at the Mexico-US border. Photograph: Paul Ratje/AFP/Getty

The Trump administration has scored a significant legal victory after the supreme court backed the US president’s move to limit asylum rights. The na(...)

US president Donald Trump has made containing illegal immigration a priority issue and has blamed Mexico for the problem since running for office in 2016. Photograph: Mark Wilson/Getty Images.

US president Donald Trump has brandished a document confirming details of a regional asylum project agreed with Mexico to stave off threatened tariffs(...)

A group of Central American migrants attempt to cross the Rio Grande in Eagle Pass, Texas. Photograph: Ilana Panich-Linsman/The New York Times

The United States and Mexico struck a deal on Friday to avert a tariff war, with Mexico agreeing to rapidly expand a controversial asylum programme an(...)

Mexican foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard holds a news conference at the Mexican embassy in Washington on Wednesday following talks with US vice President Mike Pence and secretary of state Mike Pompeo. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Mexican and US officials resumed talks on trade and migration on Thursday, with the Trump administration resisting calls from US businesses and some R(...)

 Honduran migrants aboard a truck arrive in Guatemala City, while taking part in a caravan towards the US. Photograph: Orlando Sierra/AFP/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump threatened to deploy the military and close the southern US border on Thursday as more Hondurans and Salvadorans joined thou(...)