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On June 16, 2020, U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Acting Secretary announced that DHS will continue to limit non-essential cross-border travel and did not indicate an end date to the restriction.   On March 20, 2020, the governments of the United States, Canada, and Mexico announced joint initiatives to restrict non-essential cross-border traffic. Pursuant to this announcement, CBP published […]

By Sudhin Thanawala and Eric Tucker SAN FRANCISCO — President Donald Trump is lashing out at a judge’s ruling blocking his attempt to strip funds from “sanctuary cities” that don’t cooperate with U.S. immigration authorities, calling it “ridiculous” and vowing to go to the U.S. Supreme Court. It was the […]

Nogales, Ariz. — U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions traveled to the U.S.-Mexico border on Tuesday to make his case for increased prosecutions of illegal immigrants, pressuring U.S. attorneys to prioritize cases against criminal migrants. Sessions, a long-time proponent of tougher immigration enforcement, told U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents at […]

SAN ANTONIO — The smell of money was in the air at the 2017 Border Security Expo, the annual gathering of private firms, contractors and government officials who make their living beefing up the nation’s borders. With President Donald Trump pushing for billions of new dollars in Department of Homeland […]