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Gov. Burgum & ND adjutant general observe Nat’l Guard’s mission on U.S.-Mexico border

BurgumBorder2 Courtesy: Gov. Doug Burgum’s Office Burgum Border1 Courtesy: Gov. Doug Burgum’s Office BurgumBorder3 Courtesy: Gov. Doug Burgum’s Office NEAR THE RIO GRANDE, TEXAS (KVRR) – North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum and North Dakota National Guard adjutant general Maj. Gen. Al Dohrmann met with 125 soldiers from the Bismarck-based 957th Engineer Company serving along the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas. The…

U.S. plans to reinstate ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy next month

U.S./Mexico borderSAN DIEGO (AP) – The Biden administration says it plans to reinstate a Trump-era border policy next month to make asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for hearings in U.S. immigration court, complying with a judge’s order. It hinges on approval from the Mexican government, which has raised concerns that U.S. officials say they are working to address. According to a…

U.S. Border Travel Restrictions Extended, Gov. Burgum Calls It “Preposterous”

BISMARCK N.D.  — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum calls it “preposterous”. The Biden administration is extending non-essential travel restrictions at the northern and southern borders until August 21. The administration is under fire for continuing to keep them in place more than a year into the pandemic, and after Canada announced it was reopening to vaccinated Americans on August 9….

People Are Looking Into Holiday Trips For The End Of The Year

Many people are looking at travel to Europe, Mexico and the Caribbean.

FARGO, N.D, – Although international travel restrictions have not been lifted, some people are already thinking of what destination they want to go to when they are able to travel. Travel agents recommend checking the latest rules on the State Department site as well as the government site from the country you want to visit. “And if you’re looking for…

Trump: New Trade Deal with Canada, Mexico to Boost US Growth

WASHINGTON–President Donald Trump has signed into law a major rewrite of the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico. Trump says it replaces what he calls the “nightmare” of a Clinton-area agreement that governed trade among the three countries. Trump says that agreement encouraged factories to leave the United States and relocate south of the border to take advantage of…

U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement Advances Through More Senate Committees

Sen. John Hoeven says USMCA will provide much needed certainty for our agriculture, energy and other industries

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Our local congressional delegations are praising the advancement of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. The Senate Appropriations Committee has approved the trade deal. It has also been approved by the Finance, Energy and Public Works and Budget committees. Health, Education, Labor and Pensions; Commerce and the Foreign Relations committees still have to weigh in before going to the full…

Services Held in Mexico for Former ND Family Killed in Attack

Six children and three women in all were killed.

BISMARCK, N.D.–Services were held in Mexico for a former North Dakota woman and her four children and for four other American women and children killed by drug cartel gunmen. The memorials and burials Thursday took place as Mexican soldiers stood guard, a reminder of the danger locals face living amid a drug cartel turf war. Six children and three women…

UPDATE: Suspect Not Connected with Slaying of 9 in Mexico

The suspect was found in the town of Agua Prieta

MEXICO CITY–Criminal investigators in northern Mexico say a suspect had been arrested and was under investigation for possible connections with the deaths of nine U.S. citizens-three women and six children-slaughtered Monday when cartel gunmen ambushed their vehicles. But it has been determined that the suspect is not tied to the ambush. In a statement posted on Facebook, the Agency for…

President Trump And North Dakota Delegation Respond To Ambush In Mexico

Victims Have Ties To North Dakota And Oil Industry

CRAMER-TWEET TRUMP-CARTEL-TWEET Mexico’s foreign secretary says President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has phoned U.S. President Donald Trump to express condolences at the slaying of nine members of a religious community in northern Mexico, saying they were citizens of both nations. 33-year-old Rhonita Miller and her four kids,  ages 8, 10 and 4-month-old twins, are among the dead. They lived in…