The federal government has started surveying land along the border in Texas and announced plans to start construction next month.
Trump plans to visit a border patrol station and a section of the border near McAllen, Texas, on Thursday.
By Associated Press
“We have to get a win…or I will declare a national emergency," Trump told reporters before leaving to visit the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas.
By Catherine Lucey, Lisa Mascaro, Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
Trump plans to visit border patrol station for a roundtable on immigration and border security.
By Gretchen Frazee, Joshua Barajas
President Donald Trump has repeatedly insisted a border wall is the best solution to the nation’s immigration problems. Here is what the data and security experts say.
The government shutdown over funding a southern border wall has largely disabled the system that processes immigration cases. Most cases in immigration courts, which are already overburdened, have been delayed indefinitely. Judge Dana Leigh Marks, former president of the National…
By Adam Geller, Associated Press
The case, in New York, centers on the Temporary Protected Status program, which has allowed about 50,000 people from Haiti to live and work in the U.S. temporarily since a devastating earthquake in 2010.
By Calvin Woodward, Colleen Long, Associated Press
In his prime-time speech to the nation, President Donald Trump declared a border crisis that's in sharp dispute. Here's how the facts stack up.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the president has "chosen fear" in making the case to the American people for the border wall and Democrats "want to start with the facts."…
By Joshua Barajas
President Donald Trump’s argument for building a border wall has boiled down to one word: crisis. Here’s what the data says.
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