border security

The Trump administration is crediting their agreement with Mexico for a precipitous drop in apprehension rates at the U.S.-Mexico border. According to official statistics, only 64,000 migrants at the southern border were apprehended in the month of August — representing a drop of 22 percent from July, and a 56 percent drop from the high
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“The White House Brief,” highlighted a viral video shared by the Border Patrol in Arizona Wednesday that exposed the truth about the living conditions inside Arizona’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention centers. In this clip, Border Patrol agent Roy Villareal can be seen showing well-stocked supply closets full of clean clothing, baby wipes, baby formula,
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The Senate voted 59-41 to block President Donald Trump’s border-emergency declaration. A dozen Republicans joined all 47 Democrats to pass a resolution of disapproval of the declaration. The 12 GOP senators were: Lamar Alexander (Tenn.), Roy Blunt (Mo.), Susan Collins (Maine), Mike Lee (Utah), Jerry Moran (Kan.), Lisa Murkowski (Alaska), Rand Paul (Ky.), Rob Portman
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Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul said there will be 10 Republican Senators who vote against the resolution to terminate President Donald Trump’s national emergency for border wall funding Monday afternoon. Paul told a group of reporters on Capitol Hill that he thinks there will be 10 Senators who vote against Texas Democratic Rep. Joaquin Castro’s resolution, which
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President Donald Trump cleared up any uncertainty Friday about whether he would veto a congressional resolution to block his national emergency declaration to fund border wall construction, according to The Hill. “Will I veto it? 100 percent. 100 percent. And I don’t think it survives a veto. We have too many smart people that want
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Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) issued a challenge to Beto O’Rourke about his opposition to the construction of a border wall, and the tweet went viral. Crenshaw tweeted the question on the night of a counter-rally that O’Rourke was headlining against the pro-enforcement rally headlined by President Donald Trump in El Paso, Texas. “[Beto O’Rourke] should
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Trump supporters advocating for a border wall formed a human barrier Saturday near Sunland Park, New Mexico, and the Ciudad Juarez border in Chihuahua, Mexico. What happened? Dozens showed up for the event, carrying American flags, wearing red “Make America Great Again” hats, and chanting “build a wall,” and “USA,” according to published reports. Some
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As President Donald Trump readies to address the nation Tuesday night about the need for a border wall, Campus Reform’s Cabot Phillips threw some interesting light on the issue with a recent visit to American University in Washington, D.C., where he recited to students some quotes from “Trump” on border security. But what they didn’t
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Michael Reagan, son of former President Ronald Reagan, voiced a dire warning to President Donald Trump Thursday, one day before the government temporarily shut down over a budget battle between Republicans and Democrats. What did Reagan say? Despite Democrats’ insistence to thwart any and all effort to build a wall on the southern U.S. border,
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White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said that a federal district judge’s ruling against the administration’s border policy will allow illegal aliens to pour into the country at the expense of taxpaying Americans and they have no intention of letting that stand. “At this very moment, massive numbers of aliens are arriving at our
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan, Commander, United States Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command General Terrence John O’Shaughnessy, and Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Global Security Kenneth P. Rapuano hosted a joint press conference Monday on the Department of Defense deployment to the Southwest border. [Highlights
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Texas Governor Greg Abbott told members of the state’s National Guard that their presence will strengthen border security and make a meaningful difference. The governor ordered 1,400 Texas National Guardsmen to the border in response to President Donald Trumps call for additional security measures. “The security of our southern border is a top priority, and Texas
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The Texas National Guard announced the movement of aircraft and troops to the U.S. – Mexico border to support Customs and Border Protection efforts to guard the border. “Always Ready, Always There! Moving up to 500 #NationalGuard troops immediately on the SW border security mission,” Chief of the National Guard Bureau General Joseph Lengyel
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The White House issued a statement Thursday explaining what President Donald Trump’s authorization to deploy the National Guard to the southern border actually means. To give our Border Patrol agents the support they deserve, President Trump is authorizing the deployment of National Guard units to the southern border to aid their mission. America’s Border
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President Donald Trump signed an executive memorandum Wednesday authorizing the use of the National Guard on the U.S. – Mexico border in a support role.   MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE THE ATTORNEY GENERAL THE SECRETARY OF HOMELAND SECURITY SUBJECT: Securing the Southern Border of the UnitedStates 1. The security of the United
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