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US president Donald Trump.

Trump says ‘100%’ ready to shut down Mexico border

3 April 2019, 7:16 AM

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he is “100%” prepared to close down the US-Mexico border, warning Congress and Central American governments to take action to stem the flow of migrants into the country.

US border wall.

Pentagon authorizes $1-billion for Trump’s border wall

26 March 2019, 6:52 AM

Acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan said ON Monday he had authorized $1-billion to build part of the wall sought by President Donald Trump along the US-Mexico border.

US President Donald Trump.

No decision yet on Trump’s wall funding

17 February 2019, 9:30 AM

Acting Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday that no decision has been taken on funding President Donald Trump’s border wall with Mexico, a project that may come partly from redirected military funds.

Immigrant children now housed in a tent encampment under the new "zero tolerance" policy by the Trump administration are shown walking in single file at the facility near the Mexican border.

Talks collapse on border deal as US government shutdown looms

11 February 2019, 6:05 AM

Talks on border security funding collapsed after Democratic and Republican lawmakers clashed over immigrant detention policy as they worked to avert another US government shutdown, a Republican senator said on Sunday.

Trump digs in on wall, as shutdown enters week three

6 January 2019, 8:04 PM

President Donald Trump stood firm Sunday on his demand for billions of dollars to fund a border wall with Mexico, claiming “tremendous” support inside his camp on the contentious issue which has forced a government shutdown now entering its third week.



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