WASHINGTON — The top House Democrat and a senior White House official both indicated Tuesday they are open to compromise on border security to expedite legislation to help immigrants brought here illegally as children.
What do Republican lawmakers think about President Trump’s threat to shut down the government if Congress doesn’t fund a border wall? Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, who serves on the House Homeland Security Committee, joins Judy Woodruff to offer his reaction…
By Larisa Epatko
President Donald Trump wants to build up the border between Mexico and the U.S. Here's what that 1,900-mile stretch looks like now.
By Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
Donald Trump’s choice to lead the Department of Homeland Security says closing the border to the “illegal movement of people and things” will be his top priority if confirmed.
By Erica Werner and Jill Colvin, Associated Press
President-elect Donald Trump's tweet came as top aides consider a plan to ask Congress to ensure money is available in U.S. coffers for the wall, but to rely on existing law that already authorizes fencing and other technology along the…
By PBS NewsHour
Donald Trump’s talk of building a wall between the U.S. and Mexico has been one of the most-repeated tropes of his campaign. Currently, there stands a 652-mile-long wall running across the almost 2,000 mile border. It stretches not just along…
By PBS NewsHour
Immigration is a central tenant of Donald Trump’s domestic policy agenda and a topic of major division among Republicans. Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill get two views from Rep. Tom Marino, R-Pa., and Daniel Garza of the LIBRE Initiative.
By Sergio Bustos and Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press
BROOKLINE, N.H. — People in New Hampshire live nearly 2,400 miles from El Paso, Texas, one of the busiest crossings on America's Southern border. And it's only home to about 10,000 people living illegally in the U.S. — a far…
At the debate Tuesday night in Las Vegas, Republican presidential candidates competed to prove who would be best prepared as commander in chief to keep the country safe. Angie Holan of PolitiFact joins Gwen Ifill to examine some of the…
Support Provided By: Learn more
Educate your inbox
Subscribe to Here’s the Deal, our politics newsletter for analysis you won’t find anywhere else.