Trump administration extends visa ban to non-immigrants

By DEB RIECHMANN and ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Monday that it was extending a ban on green cards...

Largest yet: $1.3 billion contract for border wall awarded

By JAMES MacPHERSON and ASTRID GALVAN Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — A North Dakota construction company favored by President Donald Trump has received the largest...

CBP: Apprehensions decline by more than half

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said they had a drop of more than 50% in apprehensions along the U.S.-Mexico border in fiscal year...

Migrants continue to wait for asylum

A camp of asylum seekers along the Rio Grande in Matamoros has seen a significant reduction in population over the course of the COVID-19...

CBP confirms firings, suspensions over Facebook posts

After a more than year-long investigation into derogatory social media posts from some of its personnel, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials fired four, and suspended more than 35 officers as a result. "U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) addresses misconduct that violates our Standards of Conduct and is contrary to our core values of vigilance, service to country, and integrity,” the official statement from CBP confirming the firings and suspension states. “(Four) employees were removed from service, 38 employees were suspended without pay, and the remaining were disciplined with reprimands or counseling.” Read the full story at themonitor.com

Bridge restrictions extended until July 21

The Mexican Secretariat of Foreign Affairs announced Tuesday morning via Twitter that the restrictions at the United States-Mexico border that have been in place...

Judge orders US to stop expelling children who cross border

By NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the Trump administration to stop expelling immigrant children who cross the...

Texas Border Coalition wants travel restrictions lifted

  The Texas Border Coalition today stepped up its effort to persuade the U.S. Department of Homeland Security  to lift restrictions that limit non-essential travel...

Court revives House’s challenge of Trump wall funding

By NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday revived a House challenge of President Donald Trump's use of Defense...

Judge blocks asylum screening by border protection agents

By ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge on Monday blocked U.S. Customs and Border Protection employees from conducting the initial...