The Department of Defense (DoD) is preparing to loosen rules that prohibit troops from interacting with migrants entering the United States.
Border Patrol agents dropped off asylum-seeking migrants in New Mexico's second most populous city for the second day in a row Saturday, prompting Las Cruces city officials to appeal for donations of food and personal hygiene items and a state medical program to seek volunteers to provide health assessments of migrants.
The surge of migrant families arriving at the southern border has led the Trump administration to dramatically expand a practice President Donald Trump has long mocked as "catch and release."
President Donald Trump has renewed his fight for border wall funding as the White House submitted its 2020 budget proposal to Congress on March 11.
The fentanyl load was enough for more than 100 million lethal doses of the drug, a synthetic opioid that has fueled an epidemic of U.S. overdose deaths.
Migrants hoping to apply for asylum in the US must put their names on a waiting list that already had 3,000-plus people on it before the caravan arrived.
U.S. border agents fired tear gas on hundreds of migrants protesting near the border with Mexico after some of them attempted to breach the fencing.
US Customs officials closed the entire San Ysidro crossing for several hours before dawn, installing additional layers of razor wire and concrete barriers.
The quickest path into the United States is not through mountains or canyons but through the front gates of the country's immigration bureaucracy.