Trump has promised to build 450 miles of wall along the border with Mexico by the end of the year. So far, the government has awarded millions of dollars in contracts for construction of 30-foot-tall barriers, along with new lighting, technology, and infrastructure. The Trump administration says it has already built 187 miles of wall. Some of it is new, but most is replacing old, much shorter barriers that officials say were not sufficient.
"The godfathers of the cartels are scrambling," said Phil Jordan, a former director of the DEA's El Paso Intelligence Center.
“We can only expect the number of positive COVID-19 cases to increase in the coming days and weeks,” the judge wrote. "And we cannot leave the most fragile among us to face that growing danger unprotected."
Border officials found $37M worth of meth in a tomato shipment.
The Trump administration is resisting calls from immigration judges and attorneys to stop in-person hearings and shutter all immigration courts.
President Trump on Thursday said his administration is moving forward with withholding funding from sanctuary cities.
A federal appeals court temporarily halted a major Trump administration policy to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico while their cases wind through U.S. immigration courts.
The Trump administration can withhold millions of dollars in law enforcement grants to force states to cooperate with U.S. immigration enforcement, a federal appeals court in New York ruled Wednesday in a decision that conflicted with three other federal appeals courts.
Greyhound said it would provide its drivers and bus station employees updated training regarding the new policy, and that it would place stickers on all its buses clearly stating that it does not consent to the searches.
The Trump administration said Tuesday that it will waive federal contracting laws to speed construction of a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border.
New Jersey has become the latest venue for a legal fight over immigration and sanctuary policies, pitting the Trump administration against self-styled progressive Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy.
It turns out Mexico won't be paying for the wall after all.
At least 138 people deported to El Salvador from the United States in recent years were subsequently killed, Human Rights Watch says in a report.
The Trump administration announced Friday that it was restricting immigrants from six additional countries that officials said failed to meet minimum security standards.
U.S. authorities on Wednesday announced the discovery of the longest smuggling tunnel ever found on the Southwest border, stretching more than three-quarters of a mile from an industrial site in Tijuana, Mexico, to the San Diego area.
The new policy can be used to deny green cards to immigrants over their use of public benefits including Medicaid, food stamps and housing vouchers, as well as other factors.
After the U.S. Supreme Court upheld President Donald Trump’s ban on travelers from several predominantly Muslim countries in 2018, the ruling appeared to shut down legal challenges that claimed the policy was rooted in anti-Muslim bias.
The rules printed in the Federal Register on Thursday say applicants will be denied tourist visas if they're determined by consular officers to be traveling to the U.S. primarily to give birth.
Defense officials say the Department of Homeland Security has asked the Pentagon to fund the construction of 270 miles of border wall this year as part of a counter-drug effort.
A U.S. judge ruled Monday that the Trump administration is operating within its authority when separating families stopped at the Mexico border, rejecting arguments that it was quietly returning to widespread practices that drew international condemnation.