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COVID-19: US Troop Deployment To America's Closed Borders Is Coming

The Pentagon expects to send 1,500 troops to the nation's borders with Canada and Mexico to assist Customs and Border Protection operations.

How Would the US Handle A Coronavirus Outbreak in Border Detention Facilities?

Coronavirus: Migrants currently in detention are unlikely to be released if infected, and most border detention facilities don’t have isolation cells.

Border Wall Construction Still Facing Challenges Despite Additional Funding

President Donald Trump’s border wall is running into obstacles. Almost 100 miles of wall has been built during his tenure, but almost all of it has been replacement fencing.

DHS ‘Remain in Mexico’ Program Expands as Camp Conditions Worsen

DHS 'Remain in Mexico' initiative features worsening living conditions and the security situation in and around the camps is deteriorating.

Canadian Border Detentions of Iranian Americans Come Under Scrutiny

Recent detentions of American citizens of Iranian descent in Canada are raising red flags for both immigration authorities and advocacy groups.

More Obstacles Placed in Front of Trump's Border Wall

One of President Trump’s signature campaign promises was to build additional miles of border wall between the U.S. and Mexico.

Trump's Plan to Define Mexican Drug Cartels as Terror Groups Is Problematic

President Trump made a stunning announcement in which he vowed to designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorist groups. There are far-reaching implications.

Travel Warning for El Salvador Downgraded and Raising Concerns

State Department Travel Warning For El Salvador Downgraded: Was it warranted – or was it initiated for political purposes?

Demographic Shift in Border Crossing Migrants from 'Northern Triangle'

Attempts by the US government to stem the latest surge of illegal immigration from the 'Northern Triangle' is shifting the demographics again.

Trump Asylum Policy in Limbo as Federal Judges Issue Opposing Rulings

While the new asylum rule cannot be carried out until legal issues can be debated, the legal limbo is leaving migrants questioning their next steps.