US Customs and Border Protection Acting Commissioner John Sanders speaks in a panel discussion at International Summit on Borders in Washington on June 18. Photo: CBP via Reuters

US Customs and Border Protection agency acting head John Sanders resigns amid outcry over child detentions

  • Trump administration has faced renewed criticism after reports revealed that 250 migrant children were held in squalid conditions in Texas
  • Sanders is stepping down just two months after being appointed to post
Topic |   US immigration

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US Customs and Border Protection Acting Commissioner John Sanders speaks in a panel discussion at International Summit on Borders in Washington on June 18. Photo: CBP via Reuters
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Members of Mexico's National Guard detain Cuban migrants after they tried to cross the border into the US in Ciudad Juarez on Friday. Photo: Reuters

‘Doing US’s dirty work’: Mexico cracks down at northern border with 15,000 troops, detaining migrants who try to cross

  • Government is under pressure from Trump to slow surge of Central Americans entering US via Mexico
  • Move marks shift as Mexican security forces did not typically stop undocumented migrants from crossing US border in the past
Topic |   Mexico

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Members of Mexico's National Guard detain Cuban migrants after they tried to cross the border into the US in Ciudad Juarez on Friday. Photo: Reuters
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