President Donald Trump faces a fresh test of his ability to draw a crowd during a pandemic when he visits Arizona on Tuesday after his sparsely attended weekend rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
By Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
A North Dakota construction company favored by President Donald Trump has received the largest contract so far to build a section of Trump’s signature wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
By James MacPherson, Astrid Galvan, Associated Press
The Trump administration is saying increased security on the U.S.-Mexico border is necessary to prevent the coronavirus' spread. As a result, more than 900 migrant children were deported in March and April shortly after they reached the border -- much…
The cameras and deployment of 540 more troops come despite a nine-month decline in apprehensions that indicate fewer people are crossing illegally.
By Julie Watson, James Laporta, Associated Press
By Ben Fox, Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
Both countries and Canada also agreed to immediately turn back anyone trying to cross their borders illegally, with U.S. officials saying that the unchecked entry of people from around the world poses a potential health risk because of the rapidly…
Although 2020 is only days away, Americans in the territories of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands are still recovering from devastating storms that hit back in the fall of 2017. Hurricanes Maria and Irma flooded and leveled parts…
By Colleen Long, Associated Press
The Department of Homeland Security's internal watchdog found no wrongdoing or misconduct by immigration officials in the deaths of two migrant children last December.
By Ivette Feliciano, Zachary Green
The number of U.S. Border Patrol agents stood at over 1,700 in 1975, but today nearly 20,000 agents are on patrol as one of the largest and most well-funded enforcement agencies in the country. A new documentary called "Undeterred," sheds…
Most of the projects involve replacing old barriers or adding secondary fencing rather than creating entirely new barriers.
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