Mixed feelings over Trump’s wall in Texan border city

In the Texan city of Laredo, along the US-Mexico border, people react to Donald Trump’s proposal to build a wall. While some harshly critique his tough stance and the shutdown that has resulted from it, others support the president’s hardline policy on immigration.

US soldiers wait for migrant caravan in Texan border town

About a hundred US soldiers have been deployed to Laredo, Texas, carrying out controversial orders from President Donald Trump, to forestall the arrival of large groups of Central American migrants traveling through Mexico and towards the US.

US military place barbed wire at the border with Mexico

The United States has sent thousands of military troops to its border with Mexico, a contentious deployment in support of civilian forces that Trump ordered ahead of the recent midterm elections. In the city of Laredo, troops are installing barbed wire along the Rio Grande.