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  • MEXICO CITY, Feb 23- Mexico on Thursday expressed "worry and irritation" about U.S. policies to two of President Donald Trump's top envoys, giving a chilly reply to the new administration's hard line on immigration, trade and security. The U.S. government angered Mexico this week by saying it was seeking to deport many illegal immigrants to Mexico if they entered...

  • MEXICO CITY, Feb 23- Mexico on Thursday expressed "worry and irritation" about U.S. policies to two of President Donald Trump's top envoys, giving a chilly reply to the new administration's hard line on immigration, trade and security. The U.S. government this week angered Mexico by saying it was seeking to deport many illegal immigrants to Mexico if they entered...

  • NEW YORK— Federal border officials say they were looking for a fugitive, not doing a random immigration check, when they met a plane at New York City's Kennedy Airport and asked passengers for their IDs. U.S. Customs and Border Protection says in a statement that two of its officers met the Delta jet Wednesday evening after its flight from San Francisco in an...

  • Trump says he wants to build up the U.S. nuclear arsenal to ensure it is at the "top of the pack," saying the United States has fallen behind in its atomic weapons capacity. Trump tells chief executives of major U.S. companies he plans to bring millions of jobs back to the United States, but offers no specific plan on how to reverse a decades-long decline in factory jobs.

  • WASHINGTON— Attorney General Jeff Sessions signaled Thursday his strong support for the federal government's continued use of private prisons, reversing an Obama administration directive to phase out their use. But Sessions, in his memo, said Yates' directive went against longstanding Justice Department policy and practice and "impaired the Bureau's...

  • MEXICO CITY, Feb 23- Mexico on Thursday expressed "worry and irritation" about U.S. policies to two of President Donald Trump's top envoys, giving a chilly reply to the new administration's hard line on immigration, trade and security. The U.S. government this week angered Mexico by saying it was seeking to deport many illegal immigrants to Mexico if they entered...

  • Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (L) and Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray arrive to a joint press conference at the Foreign Ministry building in Mexico City on February 23, 2017.

    Tillerson is working to smooth over tensions with Mexico that have flared since Trump took office, NBC News reports.

  • MEXICO CITY, Feb 23- Senior Mexican officials on Thursday expressed "worry and irritation" about U.S. policies during a visit by two of President Donald Trump's top envoys, who in turn sought to cool tempers after weeks of tension between the neighbors. The U.S. government this week angered Mexico by saying it was seeking to deport many illegal immigrants to Mexico...

  • HONOLULU— Hawaii lawmakers are considering a proposal with the potential to cripple the state's commercial fishing industry after an Associated Press investigation found foreign fishermen confined to boats and living in subpar conditions. The boats often have crews of fishermen from Southeast Asia and Pacific Island nations, and the men are restricted...

  • U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (R) and Mexico's Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray arrive to deliver a statement at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Mexico City, Mexico February 23, 2017.

    Senior Mexican officials expressed "worry and irritation" to U.S. counterparts regarding President Donald Trump's policies.

  • MEXICO CITY, Feb 23- Mexico gave a cool reception to visiting senior U.S. officials due to a controversy over deportations of illegal immigrants, with one minister playing down the chances that a planned meeting with President Enrique Pena Nieto on Thursday will go ahead. The U.S. government is seeking to deport many illegal immigrants to Mexico if they entered...

  • Tillerson: Laws matter on both sides of border

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks about his meetings in Mexico.

  • The U.S. government is seeking to deport many illegal immigrants to Mexico if they entered the United States from there, regardless of their nationality, prompting a fiery response from Mexican officials. Washington has tried to downplay the tensions, which follow arguments between the United States and Mexico over Trump's vow to build a wall on the border and...

  • The U.S. government on Tuesday said it would seek to deport many illegal immigrants to Mexico if they entered the United States from there, regardless of their nationality, prompting a fiery response from Mexican officials. The stakes are high for the United States, since Mexico has warned that a breakdown in relations could affect its extensive cooperation on...

  • Former Exxon Mobile Executive Rex Tillerson appears before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations for his confirmation hearing for the post of Secretary of State on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC Wednesday January 11, 2017.

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will attempt to smooth over tensions sparked by plans to build a border wall, and most recently the Department of Homeland Security's new immigration guidelines.

  • Kelly, speaking in Mexico's capital, said all deportations will comply with human rights requirements and the U.S. legal system, including its multiple appeals for those facing deportation. He said the U.S. approach will involve "close coordination" with Mexico's government. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson tried to alleviate Mexico's concerns, Trump was...

  • The U.S. government on Tuesday said it would seek to deport many illegal immigrants to Mexico if they entered the United States from there, regardless of their nationality, prompting a fiery response from Mexican officials. The stakes are high for the United States, since Mexico has warned that a breakdown in relations could affect its extensive cooperation on...

  • MEXICO CITY, Feb 22- Mexico reacted with anger on Wednesday to what one official called "hostile" new U.S. immigration guidelines hours before senior Trump administration envoys began arriving in Mexico City for talks on the volatile issue. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security unveiled plans on Tuesday to consider almost all illegal immigrants subject to...

  • MEXICO CITY, Feb 22- Mexico reacted with anger on Wednesday to what one official called "hostile" new U.S. immigration guidelines hours before senior Trump administration envoys began arriving in Mexico City for talks on the volatile issue. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security unveiled plans on Tuesday to consider almost all illegal immigrants subject to...

  • MEXICO CITY, Feb 22- Mexico reacted with anger on Wednesday to what one official called "hostile" new U.S. immigration guidelines hours before senior Trump administration envoys began arriving in Mexico City for talks on the volatile issue. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security unveiled plans on Tuesday to consider almost all illegal immigrants subject to...