As the Trump administration prepares to deploy National Guard units to the border, a look at the federal government's own statistics show that, despite a recent spike, overall border crossings are at historic lows.
President Donald Trump said Tuesday he would soon meet with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to discuss having the U.S. military deployed to the border with Mexico. “I think it is something we have to do,” he said.
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, on Thursday said that the results of an FBI investigation into the death of a Border Patrol agent should serve as a reminder that people should not draw conclusions before having all the information.
The Trump administration is considering measures to halt a surge of Central American families and unaccompanied minors coming across the Mexican border, including a proposal to separate parents from their children.
by Todd Wiseman, The Texas Tribune and T. Christian Miller, ProPublica
An investigation by The Texas Tribune and ProPublica revealed that landowners were paid unevenly for similar plots of land when the federal government began taking property to build a border fence in the Rio Grande Valley. Hear the stories of a few of those landowners.
A Mexican reporter who has sought asylum in the United States for nearly 10 years was, along with his son, abruptly handcuffed and nearly sent back to Mexico on Thursday. Their attorney eventually halted the deportation.
The Department of Homeland Security’s announced a near-record decline in the number of people caught trying to enter the country illegally. Yet the Trump administration still wants to hire thousands of more border agents.
The nation's high court on Monday sent a case involving the cross-border shooting death of a Mexican teenager back to the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. At issue is whether the teen's family can sue the U.S. border patrol agent who killed him.
Leaders from El Paso County and the cities of Dallas and Austin plan to move forward with resolutions or litigation against Senate Bill 4, the state's controversial immigration law, as soon as this week, according to local officials.