Mexican border

  • February 4, 2017  

    President Donald Trump recently signed an executive order to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border as the first step to fulfill a campaign promise. Saying the U.S. government has failed to secure it, a group of armed citizens are patrolling a nearly 400-mile stretch of desert land that separates Arizona from Mexico. NewsHour Special Correspondent Nick Schifrin reports. Continue reading

  • July 16, 2013  

    With Miguel Angel Trevino Morales behind bars, who will take over as leader of the Zetas? How does the arrest provoke long-standing rivalries and what does it portend for the long-term fight against drugs? Jeffrey Brown talks to journalist Alfredo Corchado, author of "Midnight in Mexico," about Trevino Morales’ legacy. Continue reading

  • September 19, 2012  

    The Justice Department’s internal watchdog released a report detailing the faulty execution and management failures of Operation Fast and Furious, a sting intended to curb illegal gun trafficking across the U.S.-Mexico border. Jeffrey Brown talks to The Wall Street Journal’s Evan Perez. Continue reading

  • April 22, 2008  

    President Bush criticized the Democratic presidential candidates Tuesday for vowing to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement at a trade summit with Canadian and Mexican leaders in New Orleans. A reporter considers the prospects for trade negotiations. Continue reading

  • October 26, 2007  

    Crews made steady progress against the California wildfires Friday, with weather conditions that were more cooperative toward firefighting efforts. Jeffrey Kaye provides an update on the ongoing firefight and how residents are slowly returning home. Continue reading

  • May 17, 2006  

    Members of Congress have raised questions about President Bush’s plan to use 6000 National Guard troops to help secure the U.S.-Mexico border. Military experts assess the impact of Iraq and Hurricane Katrina duty on the Guard and the possible effects of a new assignment. Continue reading