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White House: More work needed to reduce illegal immigration

The White House has said progress has been made to limit illegal immigration, but more work still needs to be done. Vice President Mike Pence met with Mexico’s foreign affairs secretary Tuesday to discuss the progress Mexico has made to help the U.S. in reducing illegal immigration.

Congress returns after 6 week recess

Congress is poised to consider a slew of hot topic legislation as they return to the nation’s capitol, following a six week recess. Lawmakers will begin talks on an array of issues, including gun control, spending and trade.

CBP agents say new border wall in ‘smuggler’s gulch’ makes a difference

According to California Border Patrol (CBP) agents, new infrastructure in an area known as “smuggler’s gulch” is making a difference. On Thursday, the agent in charge — Justin De La Torre — stated a steep, open canyon between Tijuana and San Diego has been used for decades by immigrants attempting to smuggle drugs into the U.S. from Mexico.

Tethered balloons aid in effort to secure border

It looks like a giant white blimp hanging lazily in the air, but what appears to be nothing more than a simple balloon is part of America’s ongoing fight to keep its borders secure. It’s called the Tethered Aerostat Radar System, or TARS.