Mexico finds hundreds of migrants in truck trailers near border
Mexican authorities have discovered more than 600 Central American migrants in trailers near the United States border.
Harris to make 1st visit to US-Mexico border Friday
Vice President Kamala Harris is set to make her first visit to the U.S.-Mexico border since taking office.
Border Patrol agents find girl, 5, abandoned near U.S.-Mexico border wall
U.S. Border Patrol agents said they found a 5-year-old girl wandering alone near the U.S.-Mexico border wall near San Ysidro on Monday.
Biden's decree ends 'emergency' that Trump used to build border wall
President Joe Biden has officially ended the "national emergency" that former President Donald Trump declared in order to take money from the Pentagon to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Biden halts border wall construction; contractors told to stop building
President Joe Biden has ordered a "pause" on all border wall construction. During his campaign, Biden pledged not to build "another foot" of Trump's wall at the US-Mexico border.
Court OKs Trump using $3.6B in military money for wall construction
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a December 2019 ruling
40 miles of new border wall to be built in Texas
U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced that it has awarded two contracts to build roughly 40 miles of new border walls in Webb County, Texas.
Biden says border wall construction will stop if he’s elected president
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said that while he won’t tear down President Trump’s much-touted wall along the United States’ southern border with Mexico, he also won’t continue construction of the barrier if he’s elected president in November.
Supreme Court denies request to halt construction of the border wall
A number of groups, including the ACLU and Sierra Club, had asked the high court to get involved again after the justices last year cleared the way for the administration to use military funds for construction while the case played out in the courts.
Largest yet: $1.3 billion contract awarded for border wall
Trump has promised to build 450 miles of wall along the border with Mexico by the end of the year. So far, the government has awarded millions of dollars in contracts for construction of 30-foot-tall barriers, along with new lighting, technology, and infrastructure. The Trump administration says it has already built 187 miles of wall. Some of it is new, but most is replacing old, much shorter barriers that officials say were not sufficient.
Homeland Security waives contracting laws for border wall
The Trump administration said Tuesday that it will waive federal contracting laws to speed construction of a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Department of Homeland Security seeks Pentagon funds for 270 miles of border wall
Defense officials say the Department of Homeland Security has asked the Pentagon to fund the construction of 270 miles of border wall this year as part of a counter-drug effort.
Appeals court lifts block on $3.6B in military construction funds for border wall
Wednesday’s ruling lifted a lower court’s order blocking the Trump administration from using the funds along the southern border.
Federal judge blocks Trump administration from using military construction funds for border wall
A federal judge issued a nationwide injunction blocking the Trump administration from using military construction funds for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.
US held record number of migrant children in custody in 2019
The nearly 70,000 migrant children who were held in government custody this year - up 42 percent from 2018 - spent more time in shelters and away from their families than in prior years.
Pentagon approves $3.6B in funds from military projects to build 175 miles of Trump's border wall
Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Tuesday approved the use of $3.6 billion in funding from military construction projects to build 175 miles of President Donald Trump's wall along the Mexican border.
Border Patrol releases drone footage showing miles of ‘new wall system’ being built
Drone footage released by the Border Patrol over the weekend shows miles of a “new border wall system” going up at a location in Arizona near where illegal immigrants were seen streaming into America years ago.
See-saws at the U.S.- Mexico border connects two nations with 'joy' and 'excitement'
A pair of professors built a set of fluorescent pink see-saws across the U.S.- Mexico border.