Republican lawmakers and Gold Star mothers gathered Thursday to promote national security.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents apprehended more than 109,000 individuals attempting to illegally cross the southwestern border in April, the agency announced Wednesday.
The New York Times editorial board urged Congress to give the Donald Trump administration requested emergency funds, writing that the president was right about a crisis on the border.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced on Monday night it is reallocating resources to combat cases of fake families, who are using forged documents to enter the country and avoid detention.
Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D., Mich.) urged her supporters to join her in a hunger strike to push for action to “shut down” U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), arguing the radical push to abolish ICE can’t be achieved by Congress.
The border is in a crisis, a panel of experts organized by the Department of Homeland Security said Tuesday, and Congress must act to stop it.
CNN host Chris Cuomo on Monday night said there was a border crisis, acknowledging that there have been more border crossings in the last month than there have been during any month in the last decade.
Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen responded Monday to the surging immigration crisis at the southwestern border, ordering a stepped-up deployment of hundreds of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers.
There is an “unprecedented humanitarian and border security crisis all along our Southwest Border,” U.S. Customs and Border Protection chief Kevin K. McAleenan told reporters Wednesday, as apprehensions hit record highs in the month of March.