Border Patrol Using Checkpoints 100 Miles from Border

Border Patrol officers are working without permission on private property and setting up checkpoints far from the border under a federal law that is being used more widely in the Trump administration’s aggressive crackdown on illegal immigration. A Texas rancher accused the Border Patrol of trespassing after he found a surveillance camera the agency placed on his property.


Trump Budget Seeks $13B for Opioids, $23B for Border

The White House budget proposal to Congress for the next fiscal year includes a large sum aimed at combatting the opioid epidemic and an even-larger amount for border security and immigration enforcement, including the southern border wall.

Judges Slow Deportations on Due Process Issues

In a growing number of cases, federal judges are delaying both individual and mass deportations. Thomas Homan of ICE says the court orders “appear to ignore the fact that each alien in question was lawfully ordered removed from the United States after full and fair proceedings, many of which lasted several years or longer, at great taxpayer expense.”