Attempted illegal entries at the southwestern border rose 37 percent in March, a 203 percent increase compared against March 2017, according to data released by the Department of Homeland Security Thursday.
President Trump’s decision to deploy military troops to the border to help border agents stop illegal immigrants from crossing into the country is setting up yet another border battle with California and Jerry Brown, its popular liberal governor.
Oregon’s Democratic governor said Wednesday that she will refuse any request by President Donald Trump to deploy National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border.
Recipients of protection from deportation under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program are not target groups for arrest or deportation and should continue to file renewal requests, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said Wednesday.
The New Mexico Land Commissioner is blocking the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency (CBP) from accessing a one mile section of border wall near the Santa Teresa port of entry, claiming that the section was erected on a state land trust without permission.
The last three months of 2017 saw a slight increase in apprehensions and denials of would-be entrants to the United States at the southwestern border, according to new data released by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency.
More than 310,000 illegal immigrants were apprehended nationwide in 2017, 98 percent of whom were apprehended at the southern border, according to new data released Tuesday by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) detailing America’s immigration control efforts over the past year.