DNA Tests At Border: DHS To Start Testing To Catch People Posing As FamiliesThe Department of Homeland Security will start a DNA testing pilot program next week to help identify and prosecute individuals posing as families.
More US Troops Likely To Be Sent To Southern Border, Acting Defense Secretary SaysPresident Donald Trump told reporters on Wednesday that he is "going to have to call up more military" to the southern border.
Tijuana Mayor Declares 'Humanitarian Crisis' Over MigrantsThe mayor of Tijuana has asked the United Nations for aid to deal with the approximately 5,000 Central American migrants who have arrived.
Trump Issues Thanksgiving Threat To Close US-Mexico BorderPresident Trump also said he has given the thousands of active-duty troops he sent to the border the "OK" to use lethal force against migrants "if they have to."
Federal Judge Blocks Enforcement Of Trump's Asylum RestrictionsPresident Donald Trump issued a proclamation saying anyone who didn't use official ports of entry would be ineligible for asylum.
Splintered Groups From Migrant Caravan Arrive At U.S. BorderAuthorities have been struggling to deal with the first sizeable group of 357 migrants who arrived in the border city of Tijuana, Mexico, aboard nine buses.
Pentagon To Send Over 5,000 Troops To Mexican Border As Migrants Inch CloserThe Pentagon is preparing to send about 5,000 additional active duty troops to support border authorities' efforts to stop Central American migrants bound for the US.
Trump Administration Plans To Send 800 U.S. Troops To Mexico BorderDefense Secretary Jim Mattis is expected to sign an order as early as Thursday sending 800 or more troops to the southern border to support the Border Patrol.
Coffman, DeGette Visit U.S.-Mexico Border TownsCongressional delegations are visiting detention and processing facilities in Texas this weekend.
Melania Trump Makes Surprise Visit To Border Shelter For Migrant ChildrenFirst lady Melania Trump made a publicly unannounced trip to get a look at the crisis affecting immigrant families at the US border.
What Trump's Family Separations Executive Order DoesWhile the Justice Department will continue to prosecute adults who cross the border illegally in federal court, the order says, Trump asks that families be housed together "where appropriate and consistent with law and available resources."
Trump Signs Executive Order To End Family Separations At BordersPresident Donald Trump indicated he would take action shortly to both improve security on the border and help keep families together.
WHAT'S HAPPENING: Crying Children Fill 'Tender Age' SheltersReports about the separation of families under the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy continue to have an impact.
Trump To Meet With Republicans During Crucial Week On ImmigrationRepublicans are searching for enough unity on immigration to approve legislation that was once thought impossible to pass.
Sessions: Migrant Children Facilities Not Like Nazi Germany Because 'They Were Keeping The Jews From Leaving'"Well, it's a real exaggeration, of course. In Nazi Germany, they were keeping the Jews from leaving the country," Sessions explained.