US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting of the White House Opportunity and Revitalisation Council in the Cabinet Room of the White House on Thursday. Photo: AP

Donald Trump retreats from vow to close Mexico border this week, but instead gives ‘one-year warning’ and threatens tariffs

  • Advisers and business leaders had warned that shutting the US-Mexico border could be economically devastating to both countries
Topic |   US-ally trade wars

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US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting of the White House Opportunity and Revitalisation Council in the Cabinet Room of the White House on Thursday. Photo: AP
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A group of about 30 Brazilian migrants, who had just crossed the US-Mexico border, sit on the ground near US Border Patrol agents, on the property of Jeff Allen in Sunland Park, New Mexico on March 20. Photo: AFP

Donald Trump threatens to close border with Mexico next week unless ‘ALL illegal immigration’ is halted

  • Ending illegal immigration ‘would be so easy for Mexico to do, but they just take our money’ says Trump
Topic |   US immigration

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A group of about 30 Brazilian migrants, who had just crossed the US-Mexico border, sit on the ground near US Border Patrol agents, on the property of Jeff Allen in Sunland Park, New Mexico on March 20. Photo: AFP
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