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November 20, 2018

Western Hemisphere Regional

  • Robert Burns, Pentagon: Troops at U.S. Border to Cost About $210 Million (Associated Press, Time, November 20, 2018).

    The total includes $72 million for approximately 5,900 active-duty troops providing support to Customs and Border Protection, plus $138 million so far for 2,100 National Guard troops who have been performing a separate border mission since April

  • Dara Lind, Judge Stops Trump From Enforcing Asylum Ban (Vox, November 20, 2018).

    The most surprising thing about Judge Tigar’s ruling is that it took more than a week after the asylum ban went into effect for him to issue it


Central America Regional, Mexico

  • Julia Ainsley, Feds Have Paid Undercover Informants in Migrant Caravan (NBC News, November 20, 2018).

    The Department of Homeland Security is gathering intelligence from paid undercover informants inside the migrant caravan that is now reaching the California-Mexico border as well as monitoring the text messages of migrants

Colombia, Cuba

Colombia, Venezuela

Colombia, Western Hemisphere Regional