Amid the roiling national debate about immigration and a border wall, construction crews in El Paso, Texas, are busy replacing 20 miles of wire mesh fencing with a bollard-style structure. Border Patrol says this kind of barrier is crucial for…
By Associated Press
The lawsuit alleges Academy Sports & Outdoors illegally sold the assault-style rifle, high-capacity magazine and ammunition used to kill more than two dozen people at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs.
By Paul J. Weber, Associated Press
A federal judge says counties may not remove any registered voters after state elections officials released an inaccurate list that questioned the U.S. citizenship of tens of thousands of people.
In our news wrap Friday, Immigration and Customs Enforcement has stopped force-feeding two asylum seekers at an El Paso detention center who had been on a hunger strike. Also, the top Pentagon official says the U.S. will not abandon the…
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
There was a brief scuffle on a press platform away from the El Paso stage on Monday night, when a man began shoving members of the news media and was restrained.
By Joshua Barajas
El Paso County lawmakers passed a resolution ahead of Trump’s visit, saying the city’s residents are “disillusioned by [the president’s] lies regarding the border and our community.”…
In our news wrap Tuesday, Neomi Rao, the woman nominated to take the federal appeals court seat formerly held by Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, voiced regrets for her past statements on rape, race and equal rights before the Senate…
By Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press
Heavy equipment was expected to arrive starting Monday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said. The construction was expected on federally owned land set aside as wildlife refuge property.
By Garance Burke, Martha Mendoza, Associated Press
Federal immigration officials are force-feeding six immigrants through plastic nasal tubes during a hunger strike that's gone on for a month inside a Texas detention facility, The Associated Press has learned.
All children being held at the emergency detention camp will have been transferred to another facility in the agency’s shelter network or discharged to a sponsor, Lynn Johnson, assistant secretary of HHS’ Administration for Children and Families, said in a…
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