us mexico border

DHS request for more troops at the border is sent to the Pentagon

The new Department of Homeland Security Request for Assistance for additional US troops and other logistical support on the southern border has been sent to the Pentagon but has yet to be signed by acting Secretary of Defense Pat Shanahan, according to two US defense officials.

More US troops likely to be sent to southern border

Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan said Friday that the Pentagon has yet to receive a formal request for additional support from the US military on the southern border but he expects that his department will be providing additional support.

For Arizona border community, life under Trump means risks, limbo and delays

When Vice President Mike Pence traveled to this border city last week to meet with Border Patrol agents and Customs and Border Protection officers and speak to press near the border fence west of town, his goal, as he put it in a tweet, was to "deliver a clear message" from President Trump demanding further immigration crackdowns to "keep our country safe."

Perdue: Border closure would have been 'detrimental' to US commerce

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Thursday he is concerned about the idea that the Trump administration would close the US-Mexico border -- a threat President Donald Trump floated and then later backed off on -- which Perdue warned would have been "detrimental" to trade.

Spokane Valley immigration lawyer breaks down zero tolerance policy

The "zero tolerance" policy that's separating families at the U.S.-Mexico border is igniting a nationwide debate, and viewers are calling KXLY to say they're confused about the controversy. A Spokane Valley immigration lawyer who's an immigrant himself says there are some misconceptions surrounding the policy.

Caravan migrants vow to wait at border until granted asylum

After a difficult, monthlong journey from Central America to the US-Mexico border, dozens of asylum-seeking migrants are vowing to remain outside an immigration processing center until "every last one" is admitted into the country, an organizer with the caravan said late Sunday.