Border Security

WASHINGTON | Trump threatens government shut down over border security

WASHINGTON — Republicans anxious about keeping control of Congress think it’s a bad idea, but President Donald Trump still says he’s willing to close the government over border security issues, including money he wants to build a promised U.S.-Mexico border wall. “I would be willing to ‘shut down’ government if the Democrats do not give … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump threatens government shut down over border security

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. | Trump willing to shut down government over border security

BRIDGEWATER, N.J.  — President Donald Trump said Sunday he’d be willing to shut down the government if Democrats refuse to vote for changes he seeks to the U.S. immigration system, including building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. “I would be willing to ‘shut down’ government if the Democrats do not give us the votes … Continue reading BRIDGEWATER, N.J. | Trump willing to shut down government over border security

U.S. Department of State News: United States and China Host Regional Counter Nuclear Smuggling Workshop

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The United States and China jointly hosted a regional workshop on Counter Nuclear Smuggling from July 10 – 12, 2018, at the China National Nuclear Security Center of Excellence outside of Beijing. This collaboration reaffirmed the commitment of both nations to partner together against … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: United States and China Host Regional Counter Nuclear Smuggling Workshop

Homeland Security Announces Strengthened Northern Border Strategy

WASHINGTON – On June 12, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published an updated Northern Border Strategy (NBS).  The strategy establishes a clear vision and concrete actions that will improve DHS’s efforts to safeguard our northern border against terrorist and criminal threats, facilitate the safe and efficient flow of lawful cross-border trade and travel, … Continue reading Homeland Security Announces Strengthened Northern Border Strategy

WASHINGTON | Trump fumes at Homeland Security head over immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unloaded on Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen at a heated cabinet meeting this week, railing against her for failing to stop illegal border crossings. Trump, who has growing increasingly frustrated by a spike in apprehensions at the border and other legal setbacks, blamed Nielsen Wednesday for failing to do … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump fumes at Homeland Security head over immigration

Pelosi, top White House official open on border security

WASHINGTON/September 12, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The top House Democrat and a senior White House official both indicated Tuesday they are open to compromise on border security to expedite legislation to help immigrants brought here illegally as children. White House legislative director Marc Short said at a Christian Science Monitor breakfast that despite President Donald Trump‘s … Continue reading Pelosi, top White House official open on border security