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Here’s what you need to know about the border security compromise that could avert another government shutdown
The plan includes funding for a number United States national security areas, as well as new barriers along the southern and northern borders.
A simple technology could secure the border for a fraction of the cost of a wall — but no one’s talking about it
Fiber-optic cables could help secure the US-Mexico border. They can detect people, planes, and cars, tell the difference, and send the exact location.
Lawmakers are desperate to avoid another government shutdown, but Trump is still a wild card in negotiations with Congress
Republicans are desperate to reach a deal after suffering an embarrassing political defeat that resulted in a 35-day partial government shutdown.
Trump’s former chief of staff John Kelly tells president and Congress to end the government shutdown
"We call on our elected leaders to restore the funding necessary to ensure our homeland remains safe," the former Homeland Security secretaries wrote.
A Democratic senator is asking the FBI to investigate Kirstjen Nielsen, accusing her of committing perjury in sworn testimony about the family separat...
Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon released documents that he said show Nielsen lied to Congress about the Trump administration's family separations.
"Let’s pay the employees. Maybe he thinks it’s okay not to pay people who do work," Pelosi said. "I don’t and my caucus doesn’t either."
Nancy Pelosi suggests Trump either postpone his State of the Union address until after the government shutdown ends, or submit it in writing
Pelosi says the US Secret Service and Department of Homeland Security lack appropriate funding to carry out their duties for the State of the Union.
Trump’s new acting Pentagon chief just extended the mission for US troops at the US-Mexico border until the end of September
US troops deployed to the southern border were expected to leave on December 15 last year. Now, they'll be staying until at least September 30 of this year.
The Coast Guard is about to miss a paycheck because of the government shutdown, but its members are still doing missions
Trump says he's ready to keep the government shut down for years, while some 50,000 Coast Guard members wonder when their next paycheck will come.
Trump tweeted a design for ‘steel slats’ along the border with spikes on top — and called it ‘totally effective while at the s...
Trump has demanded that Congress approve $5 billion in funding for his border wall, though he has pivoted in recent days to calling it "steel slats."