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Trump Administration Implementing ‘Crisis Response Force’ At Southern Border In Wake Of Court Decision

Trump Administration Implementing ‘Crisis Response Force’ At Southern Border In Wake Of Court Decision

JASON HOPKINS IMMIGRATION AND POLITICS REPORTER   The Trump administration is implementing a “crisis response force” at the U.S.-Mexico border in preparation for the likelihood of a large influx of migrants. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced Friday that roughly 160 active duty soldiers will be repositioned to two ports of entry along the southern border […]

Trump Extends National Emergency Declaration At The Southern Border

Trump Extends National Emergency Declaration At The Southern Border

  ANDERS HAGSTROM WHITE HOUSE CORESPONDENT  President Donald Trump issued a notice extending the national emergency declaration at the southern border until 2021 on Thursday, according to text of the notice sent out by the White House. The extension comes as the Trump administration announced the transfer of $3.8 billion from the Pentagon to help fund the […]

Illegal Immigration Continues To Decline At Southern Border

Illegal Immigration Continues To Decline At Southern Border

JASON HOPKINS IMMIGRATION AND POLITICS REPORTER . Mark Morgan, the acting commissioner of Customs and Border Protection, spoke at the White House on Thursday to discuss the latest month’s border apprehension numbers.  October saw roughly 42,000 apprehensions, a drop from the previous month and the lowest number in the calendar year, demonstrating that the immigration crisis […]

Trump Admin Pushes Back On Report Claiming They’ve Built Less Than 2 Miles Of Wall |

Trump Admin Pushes Back On Report Claiming They’ve Built Less Than 2 Miles Of Wall |

  Amber Athey | White House Correspondent   The Trump administration is disputing a new report that claims they’ve built less than 2 miles of border wall with nearly $2 billion in funding. Bloomberg reported Wednesday that the U.S. government has managed to erect just 1.7 miles of bollard fencing with the $1.57 billion appropriated by Congress […]

Trump border wall construction begins

Trump border wall construction begins

Homeland Security said it began construction Tuesday on the prototypes for President Trump’s new border wall. In a short notice, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said the building began in San Diego on eight prototypes, which had been awarded over the summer. Four of the prototypes are concrete walls, and four are non-concrete designs. “We […]