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The border crossing between Blaine, Washington, and White Rock, British Columbia, on November 8, 2001.

American border officials detained dozens of people with ties to Iran at the US-Canada border amid escalating tensions, civil-rights group says

CBP authorities denied reports but also said agents were "operating with an enhanced posture" because of the "current threat environment."
President Donald Trump talks with a US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Border Patrol Agent while participating in a tour of US-Mexico border wall prototypes.

Smugglers are reportedly cutting holes in Trump’s newly constructed border wall with saws and power tools

A commercially available cordless tool that retails for less than $100 can cut through the steel-and-concrete portions of the walls.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin K. McAleenan speaks about the impact of the dramatic increase in illegal crossings that continue to occur along the Southwest during a news conference, in El Paso

Department of Homeland Security chief Kevin McAleenan was shouted off stage by pro-immigration protesters

Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan abandoned the podium at an immigration conference after about seven minutes of protests.

Border Patrol officials reportedly forced a Honduran migrant to walk around a detention center holding a sign reading ‘I like men’ in Span...

According to emails obtained by CNN, an agent ordered the migrant to walk around the facility holding a paper sign reading "me gustan los hombres."
Central American migrants are seen inside an enclosure where they are being held by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), after crossing the border between Mexico and the United States illegally and turning themselves in to request asylum, in El Paso, Texas, U.S. March 27, 2019.

Around 1,000 migrant children have reportedly been held at border facilities past the legal time limit

The government's immigration practices have faced renewed criticism after five migrant children died in US custody after crossing the border.
Police and US Border Patrol agents watch over Central American asylum seekers near McAllen, Texas in June 2018.

Trump officials desperate to toughen border policies reportedly want to offer migrant families a choice: Get locked up together or risk not seeing you...

President Donald Trump has reportedly told officials he wants child separation reintroduced as a deterrent to migrants seeking to enter the country.
Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Minnesota Democrat.

Democrats respond to Trump’s national emergency declaration by calling for executive action to address gun violence and climate change

"100 people die from guns every day," Democratic Sen. Christ Murphy tweeted. "That's a national emergency."
A prototype of SpaceX's Starship rocket stands vertically at the company's launch site in Boca Chica, Texas.

A $1.37 billion border-security deal might save SpaceX’s launch site in Texas, where Elon Musk hopes to fire off moon and Mars rockets

A 1,159-page billion bipartisan agreement may stop a US-Mexico border wall from cutting straight through SpaceX's Starship launch site in Texas.
This drug-sniffing dog helped Customs and Border Protection agents make the biggest fentanyl bust in U.S. history.

This drug-sniffing dog helped the feds make the biggest fentanyl bust in US history

A drug-sniffing dog led agents to a secret compartment in the bottom of a tractor-trailer carrying cucumbers into the country from Mexico.
A US Border Patrol Agent patrols the US border with Mexico in Arizona in January 2017.

The Trump administration paid a private company $13.6 million to recruit thousands of Border Patrol agents, and they’ve hired 2 so far

Customs and Border Protection awarded Accenture $297 million to hire more agents, but a watchdog said after $13.6 million, just 2 officers were hired.