resident Trump is touting the newly built segments of the border wall for helping stop the recent migrant caravans.
Border security officials are suggesting President Trump may have been right when he claimed human smugglers are fueling the surge of illegal crossings of the Mexican border. One America’s Kristian Rouz examines those claims.
Calls to increase border security and build the wall are ramping after an illegal immigrant from the migrant caravan scaled a barrier to give birth in the U.S.
Mexico is responding to President Trump’s calls for the country to take a stand against criminals in the migrant caravan. One America’s Luke Glaze has more on how Mexican authorities are handling the situation.
Border Patrol agents say 42 migrants are under arrest after the migrant caravan attempted to force their way across the U.S. border. San Diego Border Patrol Chief Rodney Scott confirmed the report in an interview on Monday, adding the majority of those arrested were adult males.
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is responding to the unrest at the southern U.S. border.
Defense Secretary James Mattis speaks out on the presence of troops at the Southern border in the wake of the White House’s authorization of lethal force. On Wednesday Mattis said President Trump saw ‘the need’ to back up Border Patrol and indicated the military is ‘sizing up’ the additional measures authorized. He also estimated more than 5,700 federal troops are committed to the mission on the border right now.
U.S. troops deployed along the Mexico border have started training to prepare for immigration enforcement missions.