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Venezuela: Thousands cross as Maduro reopens border with Colombia

Thousands of people have crossed into Colombia to buy food and medicine after Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro reopened a border that had been shut down for the past four months. Long lines of Venezuelans stood at two international bridges near the city of Cucuta on Saturday, waiting to have their documents checked by Colombian officials,…

Judge rejects Congress’ challenge of border wall funding

A federal judge on Monday denied a House request to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico, saying Congress lacked authority to sue. Trump's victory is muted by a federal ruling in California last month that blocked construction of key sections of the wall. The California…

Supreme Court agrees to hear US-Mexico border shooting case

The Supreme Court said Tuesday it will decide whether families of Mexican teenagers who were shot to death by American border agents can sue for damages in U.S. courts. Interested in Supreme Court? Add Supreme Court as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Supreme Court news, video, and analysis from ABC…

A judge just blocked the building of sections of Trump’s long-desired...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge blocked on Friday President Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency. US District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr. on Friday immediately halted the administration's efforts to redirect military-designated funds for wall construction. His order applies to…

Judge blocks $1 billion in funding for President Trump’s border wall

A California federal judge has blocked the Trump administration from using $1 billion diverted from military accounts, including pay and pension funds, to begin border wall construction. The judge did not rule on the legality of the administration’s diversion of another $3.6 billion from military construction funds -- budgeted as part of a national emergency…

Fifth child dies in US custody after being detained at the...

The United States government said that a 16-year-old boy from Guatemala died Monday at a Border Patrol station in southern Texas, becoming the fifth death of a migrant child since December. US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said in a statement that Border Patrol apprehended the teenager in the Rio Grande Valley on May 13.…

Trump denies plans to fly migrants from border to Florida

President Donald Trump on Sunday denied reports that hundreds of migrants would be flown from the Mexican border to Florida and other areas in the U.S. interior to lessen the workload at crowded Border Patrol facilities. Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan, also on Sunday, acknowledged that federal officials did initially alert local leaders of…

2-year-old dies after family apprehended at southern border

A 2-year-old boy from Guatemala, apprehended with his family at the southern border, died in Texas on Tuesday after being released from U.S. custody at a hospital near the border, a Guatemalan official confirmed to ABC News. Interested in Immigration? Add Immigration as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Immigration news,…

Graham releases immigration proposal to stop ‘humanitarian crisis’ at the border

GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham a longtime advocate for comprehensive immigration reform on Wednesday rolled out new legislation that he says is “designed to stop the humanitarian crisis” at the U.S.-Mexico border. Interested in Immigration? Add Immigration as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Immigration news, video, and analysis from ABC News.…

Trump team regroups after supporter shouts ‘shoot’ migrants at border

The Trump campaign worked into the night on Wednesday trying to clean up the president’s reaction to a supporter who shouted immigrants crossing into the U.S. should be shot. Interested in Donald Trump? Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news, video, and analysis from ABC…

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