Viral videos that purportedly show tanks amassing on the US border with Mexico are adding fuel to the fire in the tense standoff between Texan authorities and the Biden administration. But the video footage has been taken out of context, as FRANCE 24's Emerald Maxwell explains.
5 Aug 2023
A dead body has been found "stuck" in the anti-migrant barriers installed by Texas authorities on the Rio Grande river.
25 Jul 2023
The Justice Department said the controversial barriers were built without relevant authorization. Texas Governor Greg Abbott defended his actions against irregular migration in anticipation of the lawsuit.
28 Jun 2023
The four men were allegedly part of a "patchwork association" of smugglers. In July 2022, 53 migrants from Latin American countries were found dead in Texas after they were shut inside a truck amid hot temperatures.
14 May 2023
Officials are expecting an increase in border crossings due to the end of a policy that was used to expel asylum seekers.
8 May 2023
Police said a suspect was in custody after a vehicle hit a group of people waiting at a bus stop in Texas. The cause for the incident was not immediately clear.
7 May 2023
The suspect reportedly shot his neighbors after he was accused of firing a gun in his yard. The arrest ends a mass search operation that involved more than 250 law enforcement personnel.
2 May 2023
A man armed with an AR-style rifle began shooting his neighbors after complaints that he was firing rounds in his front yard. Local police said the suspect had been drinking before the rampage, which left five dead.