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El Chapo Trial: Opening Arguments Begin in Brooklyn

After a hard-fought extradition to the U.S., Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán is now being tried on charges related to trafficking almost half a million pounds of cocaine.

Trump's New Proclamation Makes Border Asylum Requests Almost Impossible

Migrants must now present themselves at U.S. ports of entry to qualify for asylum; before - asylum requests could be made anywhere on U.S. soil.

DHS Issues Waiver of Environmental Laws to Expand Border Fencing

The DHS recently issued another waiver to bypass a variety of environmental laws in order to expand US-Mexico border fencing in Texas.

US Army Threat Assessment Contradicts Trump's Caravan Claims

A recent threat assessment published by the U.S. Army indicates the threat posed by the caravan is nowhere near the level that the president is claiming.

Why Terrorists Don't Need the Migrant Caravan to Enter America

Terror Caravan? Terrorist groups usually send people with no criminal history and clean background checks into the United States – via commercial airplanes.

Pentagon Agrees to Send Troops to the Border to Enhance Security Measures

A mix of active duty and National Guard personnel will soon arrive at the southern border while a huge caravan of migrants edges closer to America.

Honduran Migrant Caravan Calling Trump’s Bluff on Immigration Policy

The caravan of migrants working its way toward the US-Mexico border is pushing President Trump's 'zero tolerance' immigration policy to the max.

Southwest Border Summer Apprehensions Reflect Ineffective Policy Changes

Immigration policy changes are having less of an impact on border apprehension numbers than the security and economic needs of Central American migrants.

Border Patrol Losing More Agents Than It Can Hire

A recent government report indicates that the U.S. CBP (Customs and Border Protection) is losing more agents than it can hire.

Mexican Cartel Members Allegedly Beheaded Special Needs Child in Alabama

Cartel killing: A recent beheading of a child witness in Alabama has brought the Mexico drug war once again dangerously close to home.