U.S.-Mexico border

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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This June 5, 2015, file photo, shows the Homeland Security Department headquarters in northwest Washington.
Susan Walsh/AP Photo, File
May 14, 2019 - 8:26 am
By Colleen Long, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security officials considered arresting thousands of migrant families who had final deportation orders and removing them from the U.S. in a flashy show of force, but the idea was tabled as the Trump administration grappled with straining...
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President Donald Trump speaks during the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday, April 4, 2019, in Washington.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo
April 05, 2019 - 7:27 am
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Abandoning his threat to immediately seal the southern border, President Donald Trump warned instead on Thursday that he'd slap tariffs on cars coming to the U.S. from Mexico unless the Mexicans do more to stop the flow of migrants and drugs to the...
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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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President Donald Trump
Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP
March 29, 2019 - 3:41 pm
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday threatened to close America's southern border or large sections of it next week, a potentially drastic step affecting the economies of both the U.S. and Mexico, if Mexico does not halt illegal immigration "immediately." "It could mean all...
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From left: Sen. Pat Toomey, Sen. Bob Casey
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Justin Udo
March 14, 2019 - 2:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The U.S. Senate voted Thursday afternoon on a resolution to reject President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration. It's not a big surprise that Senate Democrats voted for the measure, but 12 Republicans broke party lines to do the same, including Pennsylvania...
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In this March 13, 2019, photo, reporters pose questions to Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 13, 2019.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
March 14, 2019 - 9:00 am
UPDATED: 2:55 p.m. ___ WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-run Senate rejected President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the southwest border on Thursday, setting up a veto fight and dealing him a conspicuous rebuke as he tested how boldly he could ignore Congress in pursuit of...
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Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, before the House Homeland Security Committee.
Susan Walsh/AP Photo
March 06, 2019 - 1:33 pm
By Colleen Long, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen insisted Wednesday the crisis at the southern border is not manufactured, as she faced questions from Democrats for the first time since they took control of the House. "We face a crisis — a real,...
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Charlie Riedel/AP Photo
March 03, 2019 - 6:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Opponents of President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border appear to have enough Senate votes to reject his move, now that Republican Rand Paul of Kentucky has said he can't go along with the White House. The House has voted to derail the...
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Air Force Gen. Terrence O'Shaughnessy
Carolyn Kaster/AP
February 26, 2019 - 1:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Under pointed questioning from senators, the top U.S. general for homeland defense said Tuesday that he sees no military threat coming from the southern border with Mexico, but his focus in on "very real" threats from China and Russia in the north. Air Force Gen. Terrence O'...
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