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The numbers of immigrant children being detained by U.S. authorities at the U.S.-Mexico border have dropped in recent months. Still, medical professionals continue to articulate concerns about the harmful effects that any detention can have on both the short- and…
President Trump is diverting some money for Defense Department infrastructure to instead construct or repair additional barrier sections on the U.S.-Mexico border. The 127 projects losing funding include Hurricane Maria recovery efforts in Puerto Rico and education and health services…
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
Defense Secretary Mark Esper has approved the use of $3.6 billion in funding from military construction projects to build 175 miles of President Donald Trump's wall along the Mexican border.
By Joshua Barajas
For about 40 minutes, three pink seesaws bobbed up and down, up and down, along the U.S.-Mexico border, uniting children from both countries in a rare moment of shared play. The artists behind the installation argue that the playful nature…
By Associated Press
The Supreme Court said Friday that it would lift a freeze on the money put in place by a lower court.
Although “build the wall” was one of President Trump’s most-recognized campaign chants, he has found other ways to limit immigration and expand enforcement while in office. This past week included an ICE crackdown on undocumented immigrants who have removal orders,…
By Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
A divided three-judge panel agreed with a lower court ruling that prevented the government from tapping Defense Department money to build sections of wall in Arizona, California and New Mexico.
A federal judge on Friday prohibited President Donald Trump from tapping $2.5 billion in military funding to build high-priority segments of his prized border wall in California, Arizona and New Mexico.
By Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press
Under current plans for the border wall, one 19th century cemetery could be lost entirely. Some graves would have to be exhumed; others without a headstone might be paved over.
By PBS NewsHour
Faced with the prospect of long waits in detention centers before being able to contest deportation orders, an increasing number of undocumented immigrants are choosing to leave the U.S. “voluntarily”. From 2017 to 2018, the number of applications for "voluntary…
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