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.
President Trump and Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) are headed to a final showdown over his signature border wall, setting the stage for a rematch of a fight two years ago that shuttered the government for 35 days.
Some dramatic moves on immigration are expected in the early days of the Biden administration. Joe Biden will likely use executive orders to reverse some of President Donald Trump's most controversial actions, rolling back moves that were a central feature of his administration and important to his base. The Biden administration plans to restore protection for people brought to the U.S. illegally as minors and stop using Pentagon funds to build a border wall.
Even if it’s not as vast as he once envisaged, or made of concrete as he used to describe it, or financed by Mexico as he famously promised his supporters, Trump can and does cite progress on his signature project.
A coalition of conservation groups is suing the Trump administration over its signature border wall, arguing that the transfer of military funds for the wall’s construction is unconstitutional and claiming
The full bench of the powerful D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to weigh in on two legal fights critical to President Donald Trump: whether the House can use the courts to enforce a subpoena for testimony from former White House counsel Don McGahn, and whether the House can sue to block Trump's effort to fund border wall construction over Congressional objections.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration said Tuesday that it is waiving federal contracting laws to speed construction of a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, moving the president closer to...
The U.S. Defense Department sent Congress a request to shift nearly $4 billion from the military budget to pay for a wall on the border with Mexico, a central promise of President Donald Trump's campaign for the White House four years ago and bid this year for a second term.
U.S. President Donald Trump will request $2 billion in new funding for border wall construction in his 2021 budget, substantially less than he sought last year, according to senior administration officials.
The costs keep piling up for Trump's border wall which has a current pricetag of $11 billion — nearly $20 million per mile. It's more expensive than any other wall under construction in the world.
Four top Senate Democrats are urging Defense Secretary Mark Esper to reject President Trump’s expected request to use another $7.2 billion in Pentagon funding for his southern border wall.
The Pentagon received a Department of Homeland Security request Wednesday to build and pay for hundreds of additional miles of border wall on the southwest border, according to the Department of Defense.
The Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a $19.1 billion disaster-aid package, advancing legislation that would break a months-long impasse over federal funding for stretches of the country afflicted by natural disasters.
President Donald Trump proposed a record $4.7 trillion budget on Monday, pushing the federal deficit past $1 trillion but counting on optimistic growth, accounting shuffles and steep domestic cuts to bring future spending into balance in 15 years.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) said Monday that while declaring a national emergency to fund the southern border wall is well within President Trump’s presidential powers, he argued that securing the necessary funds
President Donald Trump is expected to suffer an embarrassing rebuke when the Senate votes to block his national emergency declaration to build a wall on the US southern border, forcing Trump to issue the first veto of his presidency on what he considers to be his top domestic issue.
A group of former national security officials is set to release a statement arguing that there is no justification for Trump to use a national emergency declaration to fund a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border
Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) said Sunday that he believes the situation at the southern border constitutes a national emergency after witnessing it firsthand when he was deployed to Arizona with his Air National Guard unit.
Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D) slammed President Trump's "lies" on border security and immigration reform Saturday ahead of the president's visit to El Paso, where O'Rourke previously represented.
U.S. President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats hardened their positions on Thursday over a wall being built on the border with Mexico, raising new doubts over their ability to reach a deal just as negotiations were getting under way.
Conservative MSNBC commentator Charlie Sykes said Thursday that Democrats and Republicans can present any deal they like to President Donald Trump — but that anti-immigrant TV personalities like Ann Coulter will goad the president into walking away from an agreement.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was likely to declare a national emergency to secure funds for his long-sought wall along the U.S. southern border if he cannot reach an agreement with Democrats in Congress to provide the money.
Congress is racing to avoid a partial government shutdown next Friday over President Donald Trump's border wall. But you wouldn't know it by the schedule, as lawmakers left town waiting for the White House's next move.
The Senate Judiciary Committee held an oversight hearing with the commissioner of Customs and Border Protection Tuesday and the high cost of the proposed wall was a main topic discussed.
U.S. President Donald Trump openly fought with the top two Democratic lawmakers in the Oval Office on Tuesday about government funding, throwing into question whether a deal to avert a government shutdown was possible ahead of a deadline next week.
President Donald Trump says Congress should provide all the money he wants for his promised U.S.-Mexico border wall, and he calls illegal immigration a "threat to the well-being of every American community."
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi on Thursday rejected the idea of paying for President Donald Trump's border wall in exchange for helping hundreds of thousands of young immigrants avoid deportation.
Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen has reportedly submitted a request to several other Cabinet departments for them to deploy civilian law enforcement officers to the southern border as early as next week.
As President Donald Trump tries to appeal to voters in immigrant-rich states like Nevada, his tough talk may backfire and instead motivate some to help Democratic candidates in the midterm elections in November.
President Donald Trumps strategy for the U.S.-Mexico border includes mobilizing the National Guard, the White House said on Tuesday, after Trump had earlier spoken publicly to reporters about guarding our border with the military to stop illegal immigrants.
President Donald Trump says the idea of putting solar panels on the wall he wants to build along the Mexico border sprang from his imagination. Actually, others proposed it, back when he was criticizing solar power as too expensive.