Border security

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-New York, talks about what she saw on her tour of area border facilities Monday, July 1, at the Border Patrol station in Clint. Ocasio-Cortez was attempting to talk over the protesters.
Briana Sanchez / El Paso Times via AP
July 15, 2019 - 3:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sixty-two Border Patrol employees are now under internal investigation following revelations of a secret Facebook group that mocked lawmakers and migrants. This comes on Monday from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Office of Professional Responsibility. Eight former Border...
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Family separations
John Moore/Getty Images
February 21, 2019 - 3:11 pm
By Priscilla Alvarez (CNN) — Since the Trump administration announced it would end its practice of separating families apprehended at the southern border last June under its "zero tolerance" immigration policy, at least 245 children have been separated from their parents, according to a new court...
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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., joins supporters of President Donald Trump
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
February 14, 2019 - 6:59 am
UPDATED: 11:47 a.m. By Alan Fram, Andrew Taylor and Jill Colvin, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress rolled toward resolving its border security brawl with President Donald Trump in uncommonly bipartisan fashion Thursday, preparing to approve a compromise averting a new government shutdown...
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President Donald J. Trump participates in a Cabinet Meeting, February 12, 2019 at the White House in Washington, DC.
Chris Kleponis / Sipa USA
February 13, 2019 - 6:56 am
(CBS News) — President Trump tweeted Tuesday evening that he has reviewed a border funding agreement reached by congressional negotiators to avert another shutdown. Earlier in the day, an official familiar with the matter told CBS News the president is "very likely" to sign the deal if it reaches...
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FILE- In this July 11, 2018, file photo Mick Mulvaney, acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and Director of the Office of Management, listens during a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington.
Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo, file
February 10, 2019 - 12:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bargainers clashed Sunday over whether to limit the number of migrants authorities can detain, tossing a new hurdle before negotiators hoping to strike a border security compromise for Congress to pass this coming week. The White House wouldn't rule out a renewed partial...
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Donald Trump and Nancy Pelosi
CNN/Pool
February 06, 2019 - 9:17 am
(CNN) — In his second State of the Union address, President Donald Trump sought to strike a bipartisan tone of unity and progress, just weeks after the longest shutdown in US history — and with less than two weeks to go before the next funding lapse. Trump, asking Americans to "choose greatness,"...
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A migrant sits with his children as they wait to hear if their number is called to apply for asylum in the United States, at the border, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, in Tijuana, Mexico.
Gregory Bull/AP Photo
January 28, 2019 - 6:45 am
UPDATED: 12:39 p.m. By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said the odds congressional negotiators will craft a deal to end his border wall standoff with Congress are "less than 50-50." As hundreds of thousands of furloughed federal workers prepared to return to...
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From left: Sen. Pat Toomey, Sen. Bob Casey
Nabil K. Mark/Centre Daily Times/MCT/Sipa USA; Chris Dunn/York Daily Record via USA TODAY NETWORK
Kim Glovas
January 25, 2019 - 4:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The end of the government shutdown is good news for those impacted furloughed employees, but the focus still lingers on negotiations surrounding border security — while keeping the government running. Democratic Sen. Bob Casey is glad the shutdown is over, but he said...
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President Donald Trump
Evan Vucci/AP
January 18, 2019 - 9:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a bid to break the shutdown impasse and fund his long-promised border wall, President Donald Trump on Saturday offered to extend temporary protection for young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children. But while Trump cast the move as a "common-sense compromise,"...
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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., speaks accompanied by House Republican Conference chair Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., and House Minority Whip Steve Scalise of La., during a news conference on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, in Washington.
AP Photo/Alex Brandon
January 16, 2019 - 9:41 am
By Lisa Mascaro, Catherine Lucey and Jill Colvin, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Staring down the next deadline to pay federal workers, the White House shifted tactics, trying to bypass House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to negotiate with rank-and-file lawmakers even as President Donald Trump dug in...
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