Trump has promised to build 450 miles of wall along the border with Mexico by the end of the year. So far, the government has awarded millions of dollars in contracts for construction of 30-foot-tall barriers, along with new lighting, technology, and infrastructure. The Trump administration says it has already built 187 miles of wall. Some of it is new, but most is replacing old, much shorter barriers that officials say were not sufficient.
Criminals are cashing in on our demand for common household products. U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers across the country have intercepted fake COVID-19 test kits, hand sanitizers, and disinfectants just to name a few.
Border patrol agents say they have thwarted two recent attempts to smuggle drugs into the U.S. via drones.
A Yuma border patrol agent recovered a drone containing two packages of methamphetamine.
The U.S. Border Patrol says an agent was dragged 15 feet down a road after trying to apprehend a suspected human smuggler.
Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., unveiled legislation Tuesday that would force the government to deport all illegal immigrants held in the U.S. when a national emergency is declared because of a communicable disease -- the latest call for tougher border and immigration restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Officials with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced on Monday that a 31-year-old man who was caught crossing the border has tested positive for COVID-19.
The federal government is proceeding with plans for a border wall despite many protests.
As of April 21, there were more than 43,000 deaths and 73,000 recoveries in the United States from the novel coronavirus.
The president made the announcement in a tweet on Monday.
The Trump administration on Monday appealed a federal court order requiring the U.S. Border Patrol to provide beds, blankets, showers, quality food and medical evaluations to migrants held in many Arizona facilities longer than 48 hours.
Social Security and Supplemental Security Income recipients are expected to receive the payments automatically soon, IRS said
Stocks erased losses as investors focus on economic restart.
A U.S. Border Patrol agent is facing charges on suspicion of sexually abusing multiple children over several years.
Agents uncovered a sophisticated drug smuggling tunnel and seized 4,400 pounds of illicit drugs worth over $29 million.
Border officials found $37M worth of meth in a tomato shipment.
The Trump administration closed the southern and northern borders and anyone caught crossing illegally is to be returned to Mexico or Canada.
Mexico and the U.S. announced plans Friday to sharply limit travel over their busy shared border as they try to control the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
A transgender woman seeking asylum should be released after she was sexually assaulted and harassed while being detained in an Arizona immigration facility with men for nine months, advocates said Thursday.
A 19-year-old Guatemala woman, who was 8-months pregnant, died after falling over a section of the border barrier near El Paso.