Border Security

Ruth Aracely Monroy walks with her sons in Tijuana, Mexico
(AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
April 10, 2019 - 8:50 pm
The Trump administration appealed a judge's ruling Wednesday that would block it from returning asylum seekers to Mexico to await court hearings.
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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
April 05, 2019 - 12:47 pm
President Donald Trump headed to California on Friday in a renewed push to make border security a central campaign issue for his 2020 re-election.
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April 05, 2019 - 9:44 am
By JILL COLVIN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Abandoning his threat to immediately seal the southern border, President Donald Trump warned instead that he'd slap tariffs on cars coming to the U.S. from Mexico unless the Mexicans do more to stop the flow of migrants and drugs to the U.S. In his...
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Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan
(AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio)
April 01, 2019 - 3:33 pm
As many as 2,000 U.S. inspectors who screen cargo and vehicles at ports of entry along the Mexican border may be reassigned to help handle the surge of Central American families coming across, the Trump administration said Monday.
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Cars and trucks line up to enter the U.S. from Mexico at a border crossing in El Paso, Texas,
(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
March 31, 2019 - 9:15 am
Border officials are aiming to more than quadruple the number of asylum seekers sent back over the southern border each day, a major expansion of a top government effort to address the swelling number of Central Americans arriving in the country, a Trump administration official said Saturday.
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protesters walking along Montana Avenue outside the El Paso Processing Center in El Paso, Texas.
(Rudy Gutierrez/The El Paso Times via AP, File)
March 30, 2019 - 11:27 am
Two dozen immigrants detained in Louisiana are on a hunger strike to protest being locked up as many seek asylum in the United States.
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Central American migrants wait for food in El Paso, Texas, Wednesday, March 27, 2019, in a pen erected by U.S. Customs and Border Protection to process a surge of migrant families and unaccompanied minors.
(AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio)
March 28, 2019 - 9:36 pm
The number of migrant families and children entering the U.S. from Mexico is so high that Border Patrol is immediately releasing them instead of transferring them to the agency responsible for their release
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 construction crews replace a section of the primary wall separating San Diego
(AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
March 18, 2019 - 9:30 pm
The Pentagon sent a 20-page list of military construction projects to Congress on Monday that might be slashed to pay for President Donald Trump's wall along the Mexican border.
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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 15, 2019 - 4:13 pm
President Donald Trump issued the first veto of his presidency on Friday, overruling Congress to protect his emergency declaration for border wall funding.
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(AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
March 14, 2019 - 1:43 pm
Republican opposition grew Thursday to President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the southwest border as the Senate chugged toward a showdown vote that seemed certain to rebuff him despite his last-minute warnings.
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