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US Supreme Court clears way for Trump to use Pentagon funds for border wall

The justices' decision to lift the freeze on the money allows President Donald Trump to make progress on a major 2016 campaign promise heading into his race for a second term.

US judge blocks Trump's latest sweeping asylum rule

The decision makes inconsequential a ruling by Washington DC District Judge Timothy Kelly earlier in the day that declined to block the rule in a different lawsuit brought by immigration advocacy groups, lawyers said.


Donald Trump asks Supreme Court to unfreeze border wall money

The money includes $3.6 billion from military construction funds, $2.5 billion from Defense Department counterdrug activities and $600 million from the Treasury Department's asset forfeiture fund.

Donald Trump appeals US judge's border wall funding ruling

On Friday, US District Court Judge Haywood Gilliam in Oakland, California said in a pair of court decisions that the Trump administration's proposal to transfer Defense Department funds intended for anti-drug activities was unlawful.

Mexico offers to send national guard to southern border to stem migration: Report

Mexico has sent a delegation of officials to Washington to try to avert U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to impose import tariffs on Mexican goods if the country does not do more to halt the flow of migrants to the United States.

Migrant camp under El Paso bridge has been cleared out

Criticism over the bridge enclosure had been building all week, with reports of children sleeping on trash-strewn gravel at the site under the Paso del Norte bridge.


Donald Trump threatens to close US border with Mexico next week

US President Donald Trump has repeatedly vowed to close the US border with Mexico in the past, but this time the United States government may follow through as it struggles to deal with a surge of asylum seekers countries in Central America.

US House fails to override Trump veto, upholding border wall emergency

With the 248-181 tally, Trump is now likely to continue scouring federal accounts for money he wants redirected to building a border wall, which he says is needed to curb illegal immigration and drug trafficking.

US asylum shift targets Spanish speakers, Latin Americans

The Trump administration launched the program in late January in what marks a potentially seismic shift on how the US handles the cases of immigrants seeking asylum and fleeing persecution in their homeland, memos obtained by AP revealed.

US-Mexico border at ‘breaking point’ as more than 76,000 migrants cross in February

More than 76,000 migrants crossed the border without authorization in February, more than double the levels from the same period last year and approaching the largest numbers seen in any February in the last 12 years.