AP sources: Trump officials discussed deporting families

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security officials considered arresting migrant families around the country who had final deportation orders and removing them from the U.S. in a flashy show of force. ...

Senators question care of unaccompanied migrant children

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican and Democratic leaders of the Senate Finance Committee are questioning whether the Trump administration is neglecting its duty to protect unaccompanied immigrant child...

Number of migrants at southern border tops 100k again

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of migrants apprehended at the Southern border topped 100,000 for the second month in a row, as the Trump administration manages an ever increasing number of Central Ameri...

FBI: 850 open investigations into domestic terrorism

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials from the Justice and Homeland Security departments say they have more than 850 open investigations into domestic terrorism across the country, and the threat continues to g...

US to make 30,000 more visas available for seasonal workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration plans to allow 30,000 more foreign workers temporarily into the United States for seasonal work through the end of September, a move that reflects how the bo...

4 missing after migrant raft overturns in Rio Grande

WASHINGTON (AP) — Border agents are searching for three children and an adult after their raft flipped on the Rio Grande as they tried to cross the U.S.-Mexico border, a law enforcement official says....

US government to give DNA tests at border to check for fraud

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin DNA testing in cases where officials suspect adults are fraudulently claiming to be the parents of children as they cross the U.S....

DHS chief says more funds needed to handle crush of migrants

WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan says the department is running out of money amid the crush of migrants crossing the Southern border. He says the White House will s...

Trump won't make immigration adviser available to Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House blocked adviser Stephen Miller from testifying before congressional committees on immigration and a staff shakeup at the Department of Homeland Security, prompting la...

Former DHS head took up cyber despite White House aversion

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top White House official told Kirstjen Nielsen, then Homeland Security secretary, not to bring up election security with President Donald Trump, steering her away from discussing a...

AP source: Officials may target those who overstay visas

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top administration officials have been discussing ways to increase pressure on countries with high numbers of citizens who overstay short-term visas, as part of President Donald Trum...

Sanders: Sending migrants to sanctuary cities not top choice

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders says the president wants to explore a twice-dismissed proposal to send migrants to "sanctuary cities," but it was not the preferred solution...

Trump considered dumping migrants in Democratic strongholds

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House considered going after political opponents by pushing U.S. immigration authorities to release detained immigrants into "sanctuary cities," three sources familiar with...

Inside 12 days of turmoil that shook Homeland Security

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump had had it. The flow of migrants at the southern border was surging. Another caravan appeared to be forming. And his government had run out o...

AP sources: Secret Service director to leave Trump admin

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Secret Service Director Randolph "Tex" Alles is expected to leave the Trump administration, said three administration officials, amid a shake-up in the upper echelon of the Depa...