Shoot Them in the Legs, Trump Suggested: Inside His Border War

WASHINGTON — The Oval Office meeting this past March began, as so many had, with President…

Staring Down a 3-Week Deadline, Congress Braces for Another Brutal Funding Fight

WASHINGTON — Congress is bracing this month for another round of bitter spending battles over President…

Poor Conditions Persist for Migrant Children Detained at the Border, Democrats Say

Migrant children detained at the border continue to sleep in cold cells without proper clothing or…

Trump Administration Rule Would Allow Immigrant Families to Be Held Indefinitely

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration unveiled a regulation on Wednesday that would allow it to detain…

Trump Assails Congressional Critic, Calling His Majority-Black District a ‘Disgusting’ Rat-Infested ‘Mess’

WASHINGTON — President Trump lashed out at a leading African-American congressman on Saturday, calling him “a…

‘They Are Human Beings’: Homeland Security Faulted for Treatment of Migrant Children

WASHINGTON — Democratic lawmakers accused Kevin K. McAleenan, the acting secretary of homeland security, of leading…

62 Border Agents Belonged to Offensive Facebook Group, Investigation Finds

WASHINGTON — At least 62 current federal border agents have joined private Facebook groups and other…

Pence Defends Conditions at Migrant Detention Centers in Texas

Vice President Mike Pence played down reports of overcrowding and unsanitary conditions at two migrant detention…

Border Arrests Drop by 28% in June in First Decline of the Year

WASHINGTON — Arrests at the southwestern border dropped by 28 percent in June, according to the…

Trump Officials Dismiss Reports of Disease and Hunger in Border Facilities

WASHINGTON — Top Trump administration immigration officials on Sunday contradicted reports that migrant children were being…

Trump Says Migrants Are ‘Living Far Better’ in Overcrowded Border Facilities

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Wednesday that migrants were “living far better” in Border Patrol…

Top Border Officials Condemn ‘Highly Inappropriate’ Secret Facebook Group

WASHINGTON — Top officials in the agency overseeing border security condemned a secret Facebook group for…

Lawmakers Criticize Migrant Holding Sites in Texas as ‘Toxic’ and ‘Broken’

CLINT, Tex. — Women held in rooms without running water, sleeping bags set up on concrete…

Photo of Migrants Shocks, but Congress Stalls on Border Aid

WASHINGTON — A photograph of a migrant father and his 23-month-old daughter lying face down on…

ICE Is Expected to Begin Operation on Sunday Targeting 2,000 Immigrant Family Members

WASHINGTON — Immigration and Customs Enforcement is expected to send agents into communities on Sunday morning…