Border security

Border Patrol Rep: Collecting Migrants' DNA Will Help Solve Crimes

"When we collect the DNA, we know that there's a lot of people that come and go into the United States. And there are thousands of crimes that are committed that are unsolved on a regular—on a yearly basis. DNA will help us solve those crimes," Brandon Judd claimed.

Pete Buttigieg Wants a 'Grand Bargain' on Immigration

"The dark miracle of this administration is that it's taken immigration—a subject on which basically there's a consensus on the part of people about what to do—and turned it into a wedge," he said.

Mulvaney Says 'Absolutely Cannot' Rule Out New Shutdown

"Whether or not [Trump] gets $1.6 billion from Congress, whether or not he gets $2.5 billion or $5.7 billion, he's going to do whatever he legally can to secure that border," Trump's acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said.

Trump's Border Crisis Is a 'Made Up Problem'

"Remember, immigration – illegal immigration – is at historical lows. There is no crisis at the border," former White House Press Secretary Joe Lockhart said.

Trump Repeats Old Talking Points in Border Address

The president repeated some of the White House's main talking points but left out important context, such as the way most drugs actually enter the U.S., which is through legal points of entry.

Trump's Wall Is a 'First-Century Solution': Diplomat

"Mexico and the U.S. have done—and can do—great things together, but the one thing Mexico will not be doing with the U.S. is building a wall along our common border," Arturo Sarukhan said.

Mexico, Not Trump, Stopped Caravan Heading to U.S.

President Donald Trump claims Mexican officials haven't been doing their part to secure the southern border. In the first two months of 2018 alone, Mexico deported more than 16,000 people.