southern border

Trump administration moves to dramatically limit asylum claims

The Trump administration on Monday moved to dramatically limit the ability of Central American migrants to claim asylum if they enter the United States by land through Mexico, the latest attempt by the White House to limit immigration and toughen the US asylum process amid overcrowded conditions at border facilities.

More US troops likely to be sent to southern border

Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan said Friday that the Pentagon has yet to receive a formal request for additional support from the US military on the southern border but he expects that his department will be providing additional support.

WH pushing Republicans to reject national emergency rebuke

The White House has been quietly pressuring Republicans in recent days not to buck President Donald Trump and vote in favor of a resolution that would overturn his national emergency declaration on the southern border, warning those who don't get in line that there could be 2020 election consequences.

Cornyn: Latest border data confirms a crisis

Wednesday during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) delivered remarks on Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) response to human trafficking and illegal immigration across the U.S.-Mexico border. 

Acting defense secretary visits the US southern border

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan landed in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday where he will visit troops on the border and sites where the Department of Homeland Security has requested Pentagon assistance to combat drug smuggling.

What a wall means for landowners on the border

Customs and Border Protection has been preparing to acquire land in the Rio Grande Valley for new barriers since last fall, according to a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration.

What Trump administration says is happening at border

Officials tasked with carrying out the nation's border security mission are facing a trifecta of migration challenges, along the US-Mexico border, according to officials, as President Donald Trump announces he will declare a national emergency.

Trump to head to border as shutdown continues

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says President Donald Trump will be traveling to the U.S.-Mexico border on Thursday as a partial government shutdown continues.