(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden is looking at the possibility of taking executive action to tighten asylum restrictions, an administration official confirms to ABC.One of the possibilities under consideration would be to bar migrants from seeking asylum if they crossed into the U.S. illegally... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The U.S.-Mexico border region faces a public health crisis as billions of gallons of contaminated sewage flow from Mexico into San Diego, California, according to a newly released report."South San Diego County is in a total state of emergency related to... Read More.
(EAGLE PASS, Texas) -- Texas is building a new military base for National Guard members deployed to the southern border in Eagle Pass, Texas -- where state and federal authorities have been in a tense conflict over dealing with immigration -- Gov. Greg Abbott... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- After Speaker Mike Johnson rejected the Senate-passed national security supplemental, a bipartisan group of House lawmakers unveiled a new proposal late last week to provide defense-only aid for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan and funds for the U.S. southern border -- however,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- As expected, the Senate's vote to advance a bipartisan foreign aid bill with major new border provisions failed on Wednesday. It's the first of two votes that Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is forcing on the issue -- the second of which removes... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A new bipartisan bill in the Senate seeks to address one of the most complex and politically fraught issues facing the United States: what to do about the southern border.Though the proposal faces increasingly dim prospects of becoming law, its supporters have... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- In a stunning defeat, a Republican-led push to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas failed on Tuesday.The final vote was 214-216. Four Republicans defected and joined all Democrats present in opposing the measure.For a moment, the vote was tied at 215-215 before... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate's bipartisan border deal is teetering on collapse Tuesday as many Republicans say they will block the procedural vote set for later this week -- a frustrating loss for the negotiators who spent months fine-tuning the bill."I can't believe this is... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden said one person is to blame for the seeming collapse of a bipartisan package to change immigration policy and provide aid to Ukraine and Israel: Donald Trump.Speaking from the White House, Biden said the $118 billion bill is the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The union that represents front-line Border Patrol agents supports the Senate immigration reform bill, saying the new authorities it gives agents to turn migrants away are a key step in the right direction.That's despite heavy opposition from House Republicans that might scuttle... Read More.