According to acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf, building an effective border wall has been a bipartisan issue for 20 years.
More than 2,000 Central American migrants attempted to storm the Mexico-Guatemala border on Saturday. Thousands of migrants reportedly tried to push their way through a bridge spanning the Suchiate River as the Mexican National Guard blocked the path.
Thousands of Hondurans are attempting to form another migrant caravan. On Wednesday, migrants were seen waiting for buses to the border with Guatemala while others have reportedly already began the journey on foot.
The Trump administration is set to divert billions of dollars to further construction of the president’s border wall. According to documents obtained by The Washington Post, the White House is planning to reappropriate $7.2 billion for wall construction. This includes $3.5 billion from anti-drug trafficking programs and $3.7 billion from military construction projects.
The number of babies born to illegal immigrants surpassed American births in nearly all 50 states last year. Analysis by the Center for Immigration Studies shows nearly 400,000 so-called ‘anchor babies’ were born in the U.S. in 2019. Data from 2018 reveals about 300,000 ‘anchor babies’ are born here every year.
From border wall construction to better cooperation with other countries on the issues of illegal immigration, President Trump has delivered big wins on his promise to secure the border. One America’s Eddie McCoven takes a look back at the year regarding border security.
The latest spending bill is set to give the military of Afghanistan three times more money than the construction of America’s southern border wall. One America’s Pearson Sharp explains how US tax dollars to Afghanistan are often wasted by corrupt officials as well.
California lawmakers recently announced funding to clean up pollution coming from the Tijuana River after securing millions of dollars for the project. One America’s Jacob Miller explains.