border security

Kushner building immigration plan

White House adviser Jared Kushner's proposal to reform the US legal immigration system will be broken into two parts: one focused on border security and the other on legal immigration, according to a senior administration official.

Nielsen holds 'emergency' border call with Trump's Cabinet

Department of Homeland Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen convened an emergency conference call with members of President Donald Trump's Cabinet on Tuesday evening to discuss migration at the southern border, according to a participant on the call.

Republican senator says he'll vote against Trump's national emergency

Sen. Thom Tillis will be among those Republican senators to vote in favor of a resolution against President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the border, the North Carolina Republican made public Monday, increasing the chances that the resolution will be sent to the White House.

Tracking legal challenges to Trump's emergency declaration

As President Donald Trump moves forward with plans to build additional physical barriers along the southern border, his administration will have to contend with a slew of lawsuits challenging the national emergency declaration allowing him, in part, to do so.

What Trump administration says is happening at border

Officials tasked with carrying out the nation's border security mission are facing a trifecta of migration challenges, along the US-Mexico border, according to officials, as President Donald Trump announces he will declare a national emergency.

Congress approves shutdown deal, sending measure to White House

With little more than a day left before funding expires for key parts of the government, the House and Senate both voted on Thursday to approve a spending deal to avert a shutdown, sending the legislation to the White House for President Donald Trump's signature.

Trump privately says GOP was outplayed by Democrats

President Donald Trump appears to be moving -- unhappily -- toward signing a bipartisan agreement that provides only a fraction of the money he demanded for a border wall. But in conversations with allies over the past days, he has griped that Republican negotiators were outplayed by their Democratic counterparts, securing a border funding number far smaller than Trum

Trump reflects on Parkland massacre ahead of anniversary

President Donald Trump on reflected on the upcoming one-year anniversary of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, during a law enforcement conference on Wednesday, saying his administration has made strides in ensuring school safety.

What needs to happen now to avert a government shutdown

A tentative border security deal has been agreed to on Capitol Hill, but there is still more work to be done in Washington before a partial government shutdown can be averted -- and there are plenty of opportunities along the way for a deal to be derailed.