The Pentagon did not fully evaluate potential costs and effects on readiness before deploying troops to the U.S.-Mexico border during the Trump administration, a watchdog report said Tuesday.
"Without congressional intervention, we risk not being able to make payroll and will have to take drastic actions to keep the agency afloat," the leader of the US Citizenship and Immigration Services
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
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.
President Donald Trump's $4.8 trillion budget plan for the coming fiscal year drew a prompt rejection on Monday from congressional Democrats, who said it betrayed his promise to protect popular health and safety-net programs.
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.
U.S. President Donald Trump's administration may fall short of its promise to build 450 miles of wall along the U.S. border with Mexico by the end of next year, a top official said on Tuesday.
Republicans at a contentious hearing on Thursday pushed through a Homeland Security spending measure that included $5 billion for President Trump's proposed border wall over the opposition of Democrats, who vowed to block the bill's passage on the
Another prime example of politics in the Trump era. The House and the Senate passed $4.5 billion packages to aid border officials. But Republicans and Democrats can't agree on what the money should be used for, and they almost went home or a Fourth of July break Friday at the height of the migrant crisis without doing anything about it
The GOP-held Senate on Wednesday passed a bipartisan $4.6 billion measure to deliver aid to the southern border before the government runs out of money to care for thousands of migrant families and unaccompanied children.
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.
WASHINGTON (AP) — As he threatens to shut down the southern border, President Donald Trump is considering bringing on a "border" or "immigration czar" to coordinate the president’s immigration policies across various federal agencies, according to three people familiar with the discussions.
Together with immigration rights activists, Democrats are pushing back against Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen's recent comments pertaining to the alleged humanitarian crisis at the border, The Hill reports.
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."
The two top Democrats in the U.S. Congress sent mixed signals on Monday about chances for cutting a deal with Republicans to save the "Dreamer" immigrants from deportation and preventing a federal government shutdown ahead of a Jan. 19 deadline.