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President Donald Trump and acting Homeland Secretary Kevin McAleenan
Evan Vucci/AP, file
AP News
October 11, 2019 - 8:06 pm
President Donald Trump says Kevin McAleenan is out as the acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and says he will be announcing a new acting secretary in the next week. Read the latest here.
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Border wall separating San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico.
Gregory Bull/AP Photo, File
AP News
September 03, 2019 - 9:45 pm
Defense Secretary Mark Esper approved the use of $3.6 billion in funding from military construction projects to build 175 miles of President Trump's wall along the Mexican border.
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Airport delays
Josep Lago/Getty Images
CNN
August 28, 2019 - 10:51 am
By Joe Minihane (CNN) — The prospect of Britain crashing chaotically out of the European Union seems increasingly likely as time goes on. Such a scenario could turn the travel plans of millions of people into a misery of delays, cancellations and bureaucratic nightmares. Travelers seeking to head...
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Nancy Pelosi
J. Scott Applewhite/AP
June 25, 2019 - 12:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic leaders in the House proposed somewhat tighter requirements for the care of unaccompanied refugee children as they sought to pass a $4.5 billion emergency funding bill to address the humanitarian crisis involving the thousands of migrant families detained after crossing...
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A Wendy's store in floodwaters from the Missouri River.
Nati Harnik/AP
May 23, 2019 - 3:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is rushing to wrap up a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid package, but only after Democrats insisted on jettisoning President Donald Trump's $4.5 billion request to handle an unprecedented influx of migrants at the southern border. The disaster package — which has...
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International border line
Matt York/AP, file
May 15, 2019 - 11:27 am
PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. government plans on replacing barriers through 100 miles of the southern border in California and Arizona, including through a national monument and a wildlife refuge, according to documents and environmental advocates. The Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday again...
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Larry Mitchell Hopkins, a leader of an armed militia that has held hundreds of migrants at the border, previously claimed the group was training to assassinate Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, according to court documents unsealed on April 22, 2019.
Doña Ana County Detention Center via CNN
April 22, 2019 - 8:50 pm
By Darran Simon and Artemis Moshtaghian,CNN (CNN) - - A leader of an armed militia that has held hundreds of migrants at the border previously claimed the group was training to assassinate Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, according to court documents unsealed on Monday. FBI agents visited Larry...
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Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney
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Steve Tawa
April 12, 2019 - 2:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When Mayor Kenney heard that the Trump administration had reportedly considered releasing detainees to "Sanctuary Cities," to retaliate against political critics, he would have taken any and all sent this way. While the Washington Post reports the plan never...
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi
J. Scott Applewhite/AP
April 12, 2019 - 2:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he is considering sending "Illegal Immigrants" to Democratic strongholds — just hours after White House and Homeland Security officials said the idea had been discussed but quickly rejected. "Due to the fact that Democrats are unwilling to change...
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The surge of migrants arriving at the southern border has led the Trump administration to dramatically expand a practice it has long mocked as "catch and release."
Eric Gay/AP Photo
April 02, 2019 - 10:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump eased up Tuesday on his threats to shut the southern border this week as officials across his administration explored half-measures that might satisfy the president's urge for action, like stopping only foot traffic at certain crossings. Facing a surge of...
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