border control

Company building wall for group with Trump ties wins gov't contract

A company touted by White House officials -- and that's already building sections of border wall for a private group with Trump administration ties -- has been awarded $400 million by the government to design and build part of President Donald Trump's border barrier in Yuma County, Arizona.

Homeland Security wants to use facial recognition on US citizens, too

UPDATE: US Customs and Border Protection, which is overseen by the Department of Homeland Security, said Thursday that it is no longer seeking a regulation change that would have enabled it to use facial-recognition technology to identify all people entering and leaving the United States, including US citizens. The change follows CBP consultation with Congress and privacy experts.

Trump admin dialing up efforts to 'build that wall,' records show

Three years after chants of "build that wall" became a rallying cry for the candidacy of Donald Trump, his administration is engaged in an increasingly aggressive land grab along the Southwest border to make a new wall a reality, a CNN review of federal court filings shows.

Apprehensions at US-Mexico border continue to decline

Customs and Border Protection apprehended more than 42,000 migrants at the southern border in October, continuing a downward trend in arrests after record highs earlier this year, acting CBP Commissioner Mark Morgan announced Thursday.