On a trip to a border city in Texas, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Saturday he intends to accelerate planning to secure the border and bolster the government’s ability to accomplish that without the Pentagon’s continuous help.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
McAleenan will testify before a Senate subcommittee at 10 a.m. ET today. Watch his remarks here.
By Joshua Barajas
A summary of the request obtained by the AP says the White House wants $3.3 billion for humanitarian aid to increase shelter capacity for unaccompanied migrant children and the feeding and care of families.
By Colleen Long, Jill Colvin, Associated Press
In our Monday news wrap, Catholic clergy in Sri Lanka are demanding a crackdown on Islamic extremists after the Easter bombings that killed more than 250 people. Security forces continued to search for suspects amid calls for tougher action. Also,…
On Sunday, President Trump announced the resignation of Homeland Security Sec. Kirstjen Nielsen, who reportedly was forced to step down amid Trump’s growing frustration with the growing number of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. Amna Nawaz reports and joins Judy…
By Associated Press
Trump — who recently declared a national emergency in an effort to secure funding for a border wall — called illegal border crossings "somewhat of an invasion."…
Mental health experts have warned migrant children who were separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border are at risk of developing the condition known as toxic stress.
The hearing was rescheduled from February when Nielsen said she was not available to testify.
By Molly Finnegan
The one thing the declaration does not mention specifically: a wall.
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