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Ending US Aid to Central America Likely to Drive More Migrants to the Southwest Border

Central America Aid: President Donald Trump said recently that he would cut off aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.

ICE to Ramp Up Deportation Initiative Targeting Migrant Families

Trump tweeted that ICE would begin removals next week; a senior administration official countered by saying the initiative is still in the planning phase.

North Dakota Border Wall Contractor Under Scrutiny For Trump's Preferred Treatment

President Trump has personally and repeatedly urged the head of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to award border wall contracts to Fisher Industries.

Border Fence: Trump Pushes For A Potentially Harmful (But Pleasing To The Eye) Wall

President Trump wants a black border wall (making it too hot to touch) and topped with spikes – while also requiring it to be aesthetically pleasing.

GoFundMe-Financed Group Starts Building US-Mexico Wall Section

“We Build the Wall” began work on a project to erect a section of border wall in the El Paso, Texas sector – using money raised via GoFundMe.

Federal Judge Blocks Trump's 'Emergency' Plans to Expand Border Fence

A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction barring the government from sectioning parts of border fencing using funds diverted from the Defense Dept.

US Military Prepares for New Southwest Border Rules of Engagement with Migrants

The Department of Defense (DoD) is preparing to loosen rules that prohibit troops from interacting with migrants entering the United States.

Human Smugglers Using Drones to Guide Migrants into the US

According to the U.S. Border Patrol in the El Paso sector, human smugglers are using drones to help immigrants looking to enter the United States illegally.

Report: New Mexico Militia Group Illegally Detaining Migrants at Gunpoint

Armed militia groups have patrolled the U.S.-Mexico border. However, a New Mexico militia group is raising tensions by detaining illegal immigrants.

Trump Threatens to Close Border as ICE Hits 'Breaking Point'

Amid record numbers of apprehensions, President Donald Trump threatened to close the southern border in a tweet for the third time since Thanksgiving.