It’s a race against the clock as the White House fights to avoid the stain of another government shutdown.
Lawmakers used the State of the Union as an opportunity to highlight the causes they care about by inviting special guests to sit alongside them. Arizona Congressman Andy Biggs invited a Border Patrol agent to the event, who reiterated the need for increased border security. One America’s John Hines spoke with Biggs and his guest, and has this from Washington.
Border Patrol agents are carrying out crowd control exercises along the U.S.-Mexico border in New Mexico this week.
As negotiations over a border wall continue, the latest Central American caravan continues to migrate north.
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.