On a trip to a border city in Texas, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Saturday he intends to accelerate planning to secure the border and bolster the administration’s ability to accomplish that without the Pentagon’s continuous help.
The new Department of Homeland Security Request for Assistance for additional US troops and other logistical support on the southern border has been sent to the Pentagon but has yet to be signed by acting Secretary of Defense Pat Shanahan, according to two US defense officials.
A militia group near the US-Mexico border detained hundreds of people this week, New Mexico’s attorney general told CNN.
Border Patrol agents dropped off asylum-seeking migrants in New Mexico’s second most populous city for the second day in a row, prompting city officials to appeal for donations of food and personal hygiene items.
After President Trump told White House reporters on Friday that “we’re gonna put more troops on the border,” the Pentagon was awaiting a new request over the weekend for more support along the Southwest border.
A federal district court judge, nominated by President Barack Obama in 2010, launched a broad unprecedented swipe Wednesday against President Donald Trump, accusing him of launching an “assault on our judiciary.”
President Trump told Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan he would grant him a pardon if he were sent to jail for having border agents block asylum seekers from entering the US in defiance of US law, senior administration officials said.
Declaring “our country is full,” President Donald Trump on Friday insisted the U.S. immigration system was overburdened and illegal crossings must be stopped as he inspected a refurbished section of fencing at the Mexican border.
Department of Homeland Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen convened an emergency conference call with members of Trump’s Cabinet Tuesday evening to discuss migration at the southern border, according to a participant on the call.
The entire US auto industry would shut down within a week if President Donald Trump goes through with his pledge to close the US-Mexican border, according to a leading expert on the industry.
The U.S. is “slow-walking” the admissions process for refugees, according to national security experts and refugee advocacy groups, and the numbers appear to back that up.
ABC News obtained video showing the chaos and complexities faced by authorities and asylum-seekers in the growing border crisis.
President Donald Trump’s first congressional veto was more than a milestone: It signals a new era of ever more fraught relations between the two ends of Pennsylvania Avenue.
Actress America Ferrera led a small group of artists on a migrant shelter tour in the Mexican border city of Tijuana, across from San Diego, over the weekend.
“How do we get out of treating the symptoms and get at the root of the issue,” Shanahan said in an interview while flying back to Washington.
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