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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.

Supreme Court Ruling Paves Way for Indefinite Detention of Convicted Immigrants

On March 19, the U.S. Supreme Court endorsed the government’s authority to detain immigrants awaiting deportation after they have completed prison terms.

White House Pits Military Needs against Border Fence in Funding Battle

The Pentagon released a list of military construction projects, which could be delayed or have funds diverted to fund the southern border fence.

Cocaine Poses Silent US Drug Threat as Production Nears Record Levels

New law enforcement data indicates that not only has cocaine not disappeared, but it might be poised to make a U.S. resurgence.

Some Migrant Families Released at Border Due to Facility Overcrowding

In an abrupt change, CBP has announced it will start releasing some migrant families from its detention facilities in Texas due to overcrowded conditions.

Human Smuggler 'Conveyor Belt' Overwhelming an Unprepared Border Patrol

The northbound migration of illegal immigrants has changed so much that apprehension numbers might overwhelm existing Border Patrol resources.

Trump Administration Closing Citizenship and Immigration Services Offices Abroad

The Trump administration is seeking to close nearly two dozen global USCIS offices, but critics say the closures will further delay refugee processing.

By Labeling Mexico As ‘Unsafe,’ Trump Might Upend His Own Asylum Policy

President Trump made a statement which seemingly unraveled the entire legal foundation for several of his administration’s immigration and asylum policies.

DHS Plans to Expand ‘Remain in Mexico’ Program for Central American Asylum Seekers

DHS upended the existing process for requesting asylum in the U.S. by rolling out the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) also known as "Remain in Mexico."