In one of the deadliest border-related crashes in decades, many who died illustrate a new dynamic on the border: more migrants from Mexico.
A last-minute rush to build lasted through Donald J. Trump’s last day in office. The effort left odd, partially completed sections of a barrier whose fate President Biden must now determine.
Mexico is struggling to deal with a new wave of migrants expelled from the U.S. while even more come north hoping to cross. Shelters that were empty four months ago are now having to turn many away.
The Border Patrol said two S.U.V.s packed with people apparently crossed through a breach in the wall. One vehicle went on to collide with a tractor-trailer rig, killing 13 migrants.
After two decades of failure, advocates for the broadest possible overhaul of the nation’s immigration laws are considering a new strategy: pressing for piecemeal legislation.
The South Korean military admitted to a lapse in its border security. The crossing marked the second embarrassing breach for the country in recent months.
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The president’s challenge will be to reverse many of his predecessor’s immigration restrictions while tempering the soaring expectations of migrants.
His legacy will be the divisions he has sown between Americans.
The White House, Congress and the media are all going to have to make some big adjustments.
The moves aim to strengthen protections for young immigrants, end construction of President Donald J. Trump’s border wall, end a travel ban and prioritize racial equity.
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In visiting the border, Mr. Trump hoped to change the focus from a mob attack on the U.S. Capitol. But Texas is also reeling from the turmoil in Washington.
It will take time to rebuild capacity to enable asylum seekers to be processed, the president-elect and his aides say, and they warn of a rush to the border.
In a complaint unsealed on Friday, whistle-blowers working on President Trump’s wall said that contractors were illegally bringing in Mexican guards to protect construction sites.
Despite the president-elect’s vow to halt the project, the Trump administration is expanding the wall at a breakneck pace.
The past four years have seen a steep reduction in immigration. But the country is becoming ever more diverse.
Immigration was a defining issue for President Trump in 2016. It’s less dominant in 2020, and it is motivating his critics as well as his supporters.
The administration has raced to build the president’s promised border wall and block migrants from entering the United States, but the future of those policies will be determined by the election.
The Trump administration wants to make it harder for foreign students, exchange visitors and journalists.
On ancient stones and new barriers, computer screens and emergency exits.
After months of tension that turned violent at times, the release signaled a respite in a dispute that has led to a buildup of forces along the disputed mountainous border.
This administration has attacked every aspect of the immigration system — and it won’t be easy to undo.
Documents found in email accounts will be used to help link the president’s former aide to a fraudulent scheme to build a border wall, the government said.
The willingness to use the trappings of presidential power during a campaign convention was a stunning departure from the past.
Since leaving the Trump administration, the former senior adviser was caught up in federal investigations and lost command of the far-right arena he once ruled.
The big idea to build a wall on the southern border looks like a big con.
Mr. Bannon and three others are accused in a scheme to use funds raised for construction to pay for personal expenses.
The criminal charges were the latest twist for We Build the Wall, which had drawn praise from top Homeland Security officials while causing controversy over its construction methods.
Speaking in the border city of Yuma, Ariz., President Trump boasted about his own efforts to sharply limit immigration during his time in office.
Tens of thousands of Palestinians slipped through holes in Israel’s security barrier, with Israel’s tacit approval, for a rare day on a Mediterranean beach.
The court refused to lift a year-old stay notwithstanding an appeals court ruling that the construction was unlawful.
In “14 Miles,” his exploration of life on the border, DW Gibson reveals the reality and fantasy of the president’s desired wall.
An appeals court ruled that President Trump illegally diverted funding for his border wall without congressional approval, likely sending the issue to the Supreme Court.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants to annex territory along the Jordan border. Palestinian residents wonder where that leaves them.
His main target was voting by mail, suggesting that mail carriers would be robbed as they delivered ballots.
Two workers on the border wall learned they have the virus, prompting fears of further spread. Some residents had urged a halt to construction during the pandemic.
With private property proving hard to acquire, the administration has stepped up efforts to secure land on the Mexican border for President Trump’s wall.