Kevin McAleenan Is Out as Acting Homeland Security Secretary

WASHINGTON — President Trump announced on Friday the departure of Kevin K. McAleenan, the acting secretary…

Acting Homeland Security Chief Booed Off Stage at Georgetown Law

WASHINGTON — Kevin K. McAleenan, the acting secretary of homeland security, was forced offstage at Georgetown…

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…

United States to Sign Asylum Agreement With El Salvador, Official Says

WASHINGTON — The United States is expected Friday to sign an asylum agreement with the government…

Democrats Examining Impeachment Target Trump’s Pardon Offers to Immigration Officials

WASHINGTON — The House Judiciary Committee ordered homeland security officials on Wednesday to hand over records…

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 Officials Argued Over Asylum Deal With Guatemala. Now Both Countries Must Make It Work.

WASHINGTON — President Trump struck an agreement last week to require thousands of Central American migrants…

‘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…

U.S. Prepares to Arrest Thousands of Immigrant Family Members

Nationwide raids to arrest thousands of members of undocumented families have been scheduled to begin Sunday,…

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…

McAleenan Says Arrests of Migrants on Border Expected to Decline by 25 Percent in June

WASHINGTON — Kevin McAleenan, the acting secretary of homeland security, said on Friday that arrests of…

Trump Appoints Fierce Loyalist to Top Border Post

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Friday that he planned to appoint Thomas D. Homan, his…

Mexico Agreed to Take Border Actions Months Before Trump Announced Tariff Deal

WASHINGTON — The deal to avert tariffs that President Trump announced with great fanfare on Friday…

U.S. Promises Security Aid, but No Funds, to Guatemala to Curb Migration

GUATEMALA CITY — The tears that migrants tried to cover with their shirts as they stepped…