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.
U.S. Border Patrol agents are becoming seriously ill as a result of a massive sewage spill across the border in Tijuana, Mexico.
President Donald Trump renewed his call for a wall on the southern border after U.S. Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez was killed and his partner injured while on patrol Sunday.
Acting Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost said Tuesday that President Donald Trump’s emphasis on border security has boosted morale within the agency.
Nearly a year after President Donald Trump’s surprise electoral victory, the first step to fulfill the central pillar of his campaign—a promise to build a wall along the country’s southern border—has taken shape along the perimeter between San Diego and Mexico.
U.S. Border Patrol agents recently made two separate arrests of juvenile recipients of the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program for attempting to smuggle illegal aliens across the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas.
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced a lawsuit on behalf of the state that would attempt to block any projects related to President Donald Trump’s promised border wall between the U.S. and Mexico by deeming them unconstitutional.