To secure the southern border — his top campaign promise — President Trump next year is seeking to hire 100 new government lawyers, add 1,500 law enforcement officials and spend more than $1 billion on detention and deportation, according to the White House budget plan released on Thursday
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection is hiring. And in huge numbers.
Congress hasn’t figured out how to pay for it yet, but more than 350 companies have told the Trump administration they’re interested in working on the controversial border-wall project
Wracked by drug wars and corruption, Mexico is in a state of crisis. If Trump wants a secure border, he should help stabilize, not isolate, Mexico
President Trump is setting an ambitious timetable for the construction of his promised “big, beautiful border wall.”
President Donald Trump’s “wall” along the U.S.-Mexico border would be a series of fences and walls that would cost as much as $21.6 billion, and take more than three years to construct, based on a U.S. Department of Homeland Security internal report seen by Reuters on Thursday