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President Trump can’t use $3.6 billion in military funds for border wall construction, federal court rules
“It’s past time for Trump to finally give up on trying to raid the federal budget for his wasteful and illegal project.”
From Mexico to the US Army, this recruiter excels at serving his adopted country
Staff Sgt. Roberto Morales, a recruiter for Superstition Recruiting Station, Tempe Recruiting Company, was born and raised in Mexico until he left for the United States at the age of 9
Court allows House Democrats to challenge Trump’s use of military funding to build the border wall
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled that the House can sue Trump for using money to build the wall that was appropriated by Congress for other purposes.
Supreme Court sides with Trump on building border wall with diverted military funds
By 5-4 vote, the justices on Friday rebuffed lawyers for the Sierra Club and House Democrats who sued to challenge Trump’s diversion of funds as illegal and unconstitutional.
The Navy is booting two San Diego-based sailors found guilty in separate human smuggling cases
The US military’s deployment to the southern border was just extended for another year
US troops began deploying to the southern border in October 2018.
US troops are still at the southern border, despite waning migration and COVID-19 restrictions
Roughly 5,200 troops are there to help find undocumented migrants, though apprehensions are at the lowest levels in years.
More than a dozen states sue Trump, saying border wall funding strips their National Guard budgets
More than a dozen U.S. states sued President Donald Trump’s administration to block $3.8 billion in 2020 military funding from being diverted to the construction of a U.S. border wall with Mexico.
US considering restrictions at Mexican border over coronavirus
Asked at a White House press briefing if he was considering closing the U.S.-Mexico border, President Donald Trump said: 'Yes, we are thinking about southern border.'
Army officer’s mother deported as time runs out on her hope for a miracle
"I feel betrayed, to be honest ... the sacrifices that my mother and I have done for my country have been in vain."
An Army officer thought his service would protect his immigrant mother. He was wrong
"I cannot eat, I cannot sleep, my life is on hold."
Federal judge blocks the White House from using military funds to build US-Mexico border wall
The White House planned to build the wall with $3.6 billion redirected from military construction projects.
Pentagon watchdog launches ‘evaluation’ of what US troops are actually doing at the southern border
"We're going to go wherever the evaluation takes us."
‘Worse than ISIS’ — Massacre victims’ relatives urge Mexico to accept US help to destroy drug cartels
Angry kin of nine American citizens massacred in a suspected gangland ambush in northern Mexico urged the government to accept U.S. help to destroy drug cartels that one grieving relative described as being "as bad or worse than ISIS."
Relatives of American family killed in Mexico say they may have been bait in cartel territory fight
"We were deliberately targeted, used as bait to lure one cartel against another."
Mexico rejects Trump’s offer to help destroy the drug cartels that massacred a Mormon family
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Video shows Mexican soldier begging El Chapo’s son to order cartel fighters to stand down
A behind-the-scenes look at what happened earlier this month when Mexican security forces briefly captured one of the world's most-wanted cartel leaders
Up to 5,500 US troops will keep deploying to the southwest border through September 2020
The Pentagon will continue to help civil authorities on the US/Mexico border through next September.
Judge rules Trump declaring a national emergency for border wall funding violates federal law
EL PASO — A federal judge ruled Friday that President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the border...
Exclusive: Ex-Marine pleads guilty to smuggling more than 150 pounds of meth and cocaine from Mexico
A former Marine corporal has pleaded guilty to allegedly smuggling more than 150 pounds of methamphetamine and cocaine from Mexico into the United States and will be sentenced in November.
‘Chicago is my home’ — Army vet deported to Mexico returns to the US to fight for citizenship
Army veteran Miguel Perez Jr. was allowed temporary travel to the U.S. for an immigration hearing, to decide if he can obtain citizenship after being deported in 2018 over nonviolent drug charges
13 Marines at Camp Pendleton charged with crimes related to smuggling of undocumented immigrants from Mexico
Thirteen Marines have been formally charged for their alleged roles in a human smuggling ring, according to a press release from 1st Marine Division released on Friday.
Pentagon halts plans to build 20-mile stretch of US-Mexico border wall
A tentative plan to build 20 miles of extra border wall in Arizona, on top of the already approved 100-plus miles, was put on hold Monday by the Pentagon.
Customs and Border Patrol denied a Marine vet entry into the US for his a scheduled citizenship interview
A deported Marine Corps veteran who has been unable to come back to the U.S. for more than a decade was denied entry to the country Monday morning when he asked to be let in for a scheduled citizenship interview
2 Marines arrested for allegedly smuggling undocumented immigrants from Mexico
Two Marine infantrymen were pulled over and arrested by U.S. Border Patrol on July 3.