Elliot Spagat, The Associated Press

Elliot Spagat

The Associated Press

San Diego, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Elliot:

US finds major cross-border tunnel used to smuggle drugs

A large haul of drugs, including opioids, methamphetamine and cocaine, being smuggled from Mexico to California was seized from a cross-border tunnel equipped with ventilation, lighting and an underground rail system, authorities said Tuesday. → Read More

US finds major cross-border tunnel used to smuggle drugs

Authorities seized more than two tons of a variety of drugs, a departure from earlier discoveries that consisted largely of marijuana. → Read More

US finds major cross-border tunnel used to smuggle drugs

Authorities seized more than two tons of a variety of drugs, a departure from earlier discoveries that consisted largely of marijuana. → Read More

US finds major cross-border tunnel used to smuggle drugs

Authorities seized more than two tons of a variety of drugs, a departure from earlier discoveries that consisted largely of marijuana. → Read More

US finds major cross-border tunnel used to smuggle drugs

Authorities seized more than two tons of a variety of drugs, a departure from earlier discoveries that consisted largely of marijuana. → Read More

US finds major cross-border tunnel used to smuggle drugs

Authorities seized more than two tons of a variety of drugs, a departure from earlier discoveries that consisted largely of marijuana. → Read More

US finds major cross-border tunnel used to smuggle drugs

Authorities seized more than two tons of a variety of drugs, a departure from earlier discoveries that consisted largely of marijuana. → Read More

Florida family creates virtual Disney vacation at home

They pulled out all the stops with face-painting, a character-themed breakfast and their own park-inspired attractions. → Read More

US finds major cross-border tunnel used to smuggle drugs

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A large haul of drugs, including opioids, methamphetamine and cocaine, being smuggled from Mexico to California was seized from a cross-border tunnel equipped with ventilation, lighting and an underground rail system, authorities said Tuesday. → Read More

Asylum-seekers waiting in Mexico rarely find lawyers

Asylum-seekers who are sent back to Mexico to wait for hearings in U.S. immigration court rarely find attorneys → Read More

Non-essential travel restricted at US-Mexico border to control coronavirus spread

Mexico and the U.S. announced plans Friday to sharply limit travel over their busy shared border as they try to control the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Non-essential travel restricted at US-Mexico border to control coronavirus

Mexico and the U.S. announced plans Friday to sharply limit travel over their busy shared border as they try to control the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Non-essential travel restricted at US-Mexico border to control coronavirus spread

Mexico and the U.S. announced plans Friday to sharply limit travel over their busy shared border as they try to control the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

US and Mexico to curb border travel to control coronavirus

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Mexico and the U.S. will announce plans Friday to sharply limit travel over their busy shared border as they try to control the spread of the → Read More

US and Mexico to curb border travel to control coronavirus

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Mexico and the U. S. announceed plans to sharply limit travel over their busy shared border as they try to control the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said his government and the Trump administration have agreed to a plan that would prohibit recreational and tourist travel, similar to the restrictions put in place earlier this week… → Read More

US, Mexico discuss halting much of cross-border travel

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The United States and Mexico are working on plans to halt much of cross-border travel without disrupting trade during the coronavirus outbreak, officials said. Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said Thursday he proposed steps to U. S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that "won't paralyze economic activity and keep the border open to commerce and work. " He… → Read More

U.S.-Canada border closing temporarily to nonessential travel

The United States and Canada have agreed to temporarily close their shared border to nonessential travel due to the coronavirus pandemic, President Donald Trump announced ... → Read More

Trump Mulls Sending Anyone Who Crosses Border Illegally to Mexico

The officials said the president has authority to take such action in a pandemic → Read More

Court blocks 'Remain in Mexico' policy on part of US border

A federal appeals court says it will halt a policy to make asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for U.S. court hearings next week unless the U.S. Supreme Court steps in sooner → Read More

Court blocks ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy on part of US border

In the latest twist on a key Trump administration immigration policy, a federal appeals court said it will prevent the government from making asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for U.S. court hearings starting next week unless the Supreme Court steps in sooner. → Read More