U.S. Customs and Border Patrol says over 76,000 migrants crossed into the U.S. from Mexico last month -- twice as many as in February 2018. The increased volume reflects a greater proportion of migrant groups containing family units, for whom…
Opponents of President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border appear to have enough Senate votes to reject his move, now that Republican Rand Paul of Kentucky has said he can’t go along with the White…
By Alan Fram, David Sharp, Associated Press
A small bipartisan group of senators planned to introduce a resolution Thursday aimed at blocking President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to finance additional miles of barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border.
By Andrew Taylor, Alan Fram, Associated Press
The House of representatives approved the legislation 245 to 182.
In a Monday news conference, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats will address their joint resolution to cut off the national emergency declared by President Donald Trump on the southern border.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
Top defense officials toured sections of the U.S.-Mexico border Saturday to see how the military could reinforce efforts to block drug smuggling and other illegal activity, as the Pentagon weighs diverting billions of dollars for President Donald Trump’s border wall.
On Friday, House Democrats took a first step toward terminating President Trump’s national emergency declaration. Some 226 representatives, including a Republican, signed onto a resolution from Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, to block the move. Meanwhile, Pentagon officials briefed congressional staffers…
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
No president wants a rebuke from his own party, and more than four have voiced significant discomfort with Trump's move.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
The resolution aims to stop Trump's efforts to secure $6.6 billion for building a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.
By Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press
The Trump administration said it plans to claw back $3.5 billion in federal dollars allocated to California's high-speed rail project -- a move Gov. Newsom has branded as "political retribution" for the state's lawsuit against Trump's declaration of a national…
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