Trump administration officials insist that there is a "right way" for families to seek asylum in the United States: Come to an official port of entry. But they are still finding themselves in trouble.
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Poland and Texas have comparable populations, conservative governments, and stringent anti-abortion policies, but they differ in the role they allow midwives to play in the childbirth process.
After being released from custody in El Paso on Sunday, the parents have now learned the whereabouts of their children, a shelter director said. But there are more hurdles before they're reunited.
Federal officials initially said the former naval base would be the main reunification center for separated families, then changed their wording and said children won't go there "even for short periods."
Recent court filings in a case brought by Hidalgo County against a former employee who oversaw construction of a Bush-era border barrier allege a vast kickback scheme.
If the Trump administration follows through on the president's promises to build a border wall, would it actually stop undocumented immigrants and illegal drugs? Two former smugglers explain how they'd work around it.
A decade ago as the federal government rushed to construct 60 miles of barrier in the Rio Grande Valley, it entrusted the chief of a little-known local agency to execute a compromise project. What it didn’t know was that he— and his family—stood to make millions from it.
Scores of Texas landowners who have lived in the shadow of the border fence for years were never compensated for any damage to their property values.
How the joint project on land seizures along the U.S.-Mexican border by The Texas Tribune and ProPublica was reported.
The federal government’s boldest land grab in a generation produced the first border wall—and a trail of abuse, mistakes and unfairness.