Border apprehension numbers fell 28 percent in June, partly due to a recent crackdown, but also because of soaring summer temperatures.
Migrants can now only request asylum in the U.S. if they can show proof that their asylum request was denied by a third country while en route to America; that third country is usually Mexico.
A Q&A session with US-Mexico Border expert (and In Homeland Security columnist) Sylvia Longmire – author of "Cartel" and "Border Insecurity."
Central America Aid: President Donald Trump said recently that he would cut off aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
Trump tweeted that ICE would begin removals next week; a senior administration official countered by saying the initiative is still in the planning phase.
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.
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.
A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction barring the government from sectioning parts of border fencing using funds diverted from the Defense Dept.
On March 19, the U.S. Supreme Court endorsed the government’s authority to detain immigrants awaiting deportation after they have completed prison terms.
The Pentagon released a list of military construction projects, which could be delayed or have funds diverted to fund the southern border fence.