border security

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March 06, 2019 - 1:14 pm
By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen insisted Wednesday the crisis at the southern border is not manufactured, as she faced questions from Democrats for the first time since they took control of the House. "We face a crisis — a real,...
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February 15, 2019 - 11:55 am
By ALAN FRAM, CATHERINE LUCEY and ZEKE MILLER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Battling with one branch of government and opening a new confrontation with another, President Donald Trump announced Friday he was declaring a national emergency to fulfill his pledge to construct a wall along the U...
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February 14, 2019 - 3:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Donald Trump has indicated he's prepared to sign the government funding bill and issue a national emergency on the border. McConnell said Thursday the Senate will soon vote on the bill that's needed to avoid a partial federal...
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February 13, 2019 - 1:26 pm
By JILL COLVIN, ANDREW TAYLOR, ALAN FRAM and JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — With little Washington appetite for another shutdown, President Donald Trump is expected to grudgingly accept an agreement that would keep the government open but provide just a fraction of the money he...
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January 10, 2019 - 12:44 pm
By CATHERINE LUCEY, LISA MASCARO and LAURIE KELLMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to declare a national emergency to circumvent Congress if he can't reach a deal with Democrats to fund his promised border wall. He headed to the U.S.-Mexico border...
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January 04, 2019 - 10:43 am
by Nicholas Riccardi & Hannah Fingerhut As much of the U.S. government remains shut down over President Donald Trump's insistence on funding for his border wall, nearly half of Americans identify immigration as a top issue for the government to work on this year. An Associated Press-NORC Center...
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December 20, 2018 - 12:16 pm
By COLLEEN LONG , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Migrants heading to the southwest border to seek asylum in the United States will have to wait in Mexico until their claims are processed, under an agreement between the two countries announced on Thursday that will affect tens of thousands of...
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June 26, 2018 - 8:15 am
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — The Trump administration has scaled back a key element of its zero-tolerance immigration policy amid a global uproar over the separation of more than 2,300 migrant families, halting the practice of turning over parents to prosecutors for charges of illegally entering the...
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