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News Analysis: In Trump’s Immigration Announcement, a Compromise Snubbed All Around

Seeking to appeal to a broader swath of the public and end the government shutdown, President Trump alienated portions of his hard-right base and made no headway with Democratic congressional leaders.
Tags: News, ANN, Jared, Miller, Trump, Democratic Party, Mike, Pence, Coulter, Heritage Foundation, Kushner, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Immigration and Emigration, Shutdowns (Institutional, Stephen (1985-


Shutdown Prompts Centrist Freshman Democrats to Flex Their Muscles

While flashy liberal freshmen soak up the attention, more moderate Democrats who won G.O.P. districts in November are searching for compromise to end the shutdown.
Tags: Elections, News, House Of Representatives, Nancy, Pelosi, Law and Legislation, United States Politics and Government, Immigration and Emigration, Shutdowns (Institutional, Border Barriers


Mexico Dispatch: Amid Border Strife, Mexico Beach Town Asks: Where Have All the Tourists Gone?

Rosarito, Mexico, is usually bustling with throngs of young Americans. But on a recent visit, the town south of Tijuana was desolate, with locals blaming turmoil at the border — and a migrant caravan.
Tags: News, Mexico, Beaches, Tijuana, Rosarito Mexico, Travel and Vacations, Immigration and Emigration, Customs and Border Protection (US, Border Barriers, Baja California (Mexico


Doug Jones Risks His Alabama Senate Seat Over the Shutdown and the Wall

For Mr. Jones, the fight over the shutdown, in a state where President Trump is popular and many federal workers live, is a reminder that his party’s views are out of step back home.
Tags: News, Alabama, Jones, Trump, Democratic Party, Alabama Senate, Donald J, Doug Jones, Shutdowns (Institutional, Border Barriers, Doug (1954-


Trump Worsens the Border Crisis

It’s not about drugs or crime. It’s about the government’s failure to adapt to an influx of asylum seekers.
Tags: News, Asylum, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Donald J, Immigration and Emigration, Border Patrol (US, Right of, Border Barriers, El Paso (Tex


Pelosi Presses Case to Delay State of the Union Address

As the House speaker continued to push her case for a delay, she also hinted that Democrats would promote their own proposals for border security in the coming days.
Tags: News, Democrats, House, Nancy, Trump, Pelosi, Hakeem, Jeffries, DeFazio, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Peter A, Shutdowns (Institutional, Border Barriers, State of the Union Message (US


Fact Check: Trump’s Tweet on Border Walls in Europe

President Trump said that border walls were going up around the world and that European walls built since 2015 were considered “close to 100% successful.”
Tags: Europe, News, European Union, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Frontex, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Middle East and Africa Migrant Crisis, Border Barriers


Only One House Republican Represents the Borderland, and He Opposes a Wall

Representative Will Hurd of Texas has emerged as one of the loudest Republican critics of the Trump wall, and he is the only one left whose district abuts the border with Mexico.
Tags: Texas, News, Will, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Hurd, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Will Hurd, Immigration and Emigration, Border Barriers, Dream Act (Development, Relief and Education for Minors Act


There’s Nothing Wrong With Open Borders

Why a brave Democrat should make the case for vastly expanding immigration.
Tags: News, Illegal Immigration, Politics And Government, Immigration and Emigration, Citizenship and Naturalization, Border Barriers


The Government Shutdown: Where Things Stand

Now in its fourth week, the shutdown has had wide-ranging effects. Here’s a breakdown of our latest reporting.
Tags: News, Trump, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Shutdowns (Institutional, Border Barriers


Trump Summons Thousands Back to Work Without Pay as Shutdown Drags On

As the White House tries to get the government functioning, President Trump invited Democrats to the White House, hoping to find cracks. They rejected his lunch date.
Tags: News, White House, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Elissa, Democratic Party, Slotkin, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Immigration and Emigration, Shutdowns (Institutional, Border Barriers


Democrats Jilt Trump on Lunch Talks but Look for Shutdown Exit

The president invited Democrats in Republican-leaning districts to the White House, hoping to find cracks in the party’s shutdown stance. They rejected his lunch date.
Tags: News, White House, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Elissa, Democratic Party, Slotkin, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Immigration and Emigration, Shutdowns (Institutional, Border Barriers


The Interpreter: When Crises Rally a Nation, and When They Don’t

Presidents Trump and Emmanuel Macron are not the first to capitalize on — or manufacture — a crisis to advance their agenda. And they are not the first to stumble.
Tags: News, France, Global Warming, United States, Demonstrations, Trump, Emmanuel Macron, Macron, Politics And Government, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Protests and Riots, Immigration and Emigration, Border Barriers, Emmanuel (1977-, Democracy (Theory and Philosophy


Republicans Are in Lock Step With Trump on Shutdown. But for How Long?

In Trump country, even some furloughed federal workers are backing the president’s wall demands, and keeping Republican senators in line as the shutdown stretches on.
Tags: Elections, News, Senate, West Virginia, Trump, Capito, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Shutdowns (Institutional, Border Barriers, Shelley Moore, Government Employees


First Words: All the President’s Memes

It’s disorienting enough that the president communicates using internet memes. It’s even stranger to consider that his policies might work the same way.
Tags: News, Richard, Trump, Dawkins, Computers and the Internet, Donald J, Border Barriers


A New Migrant Caravan Forms, and Old Battle Lines Harden

President Trump, locked in a battle over a border wall, is trying to turn the migrants gathering in Honduras to his advantage. In Mexico, the new government vowed to treat the migrants humanely.
Tags: News, Mexico, Asylum, Honduras, Guatemala, Trump, United States International Relations, Immigration and Emigration, Right of, Border Barriers, San Pedro Sula (Honduras


Fact-Check : Explaining Trump’s Tweet on Crimes by Immigrants

President Trump cited an array of statistics to paint a portrait of widespread criminal conduct by undocumented immigrants. Here’s the context behind them.
Tags: Texas, News, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Donald J, Shutdowns (Institutional, Border Barriers




News Analysis: Before Trump Insisted on His Wall, Border Security Was an Issue That Could Be Discussed

The stalemate over funding the president’s wall suggests that reaching any agreement on security arrangements at the border is more elusive than ever before.
Tags: Texas, News, Nancy, Trump, Rubio, Marco, Pelosi, Government Accountability Office, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Security and Warning Systems, Immigration and Emigration, Border Patrol (US, Customs and Border Protection (US, Border Barriers


Brexit and the U.S. Shutdown: Two Governments in Paralysis

Rarely have British and American politics seemed as synchronized as they do in the chilly dawn of 2019, when pro-globalization elites battle the populists.
Tags: News, European Union, Farage, Trump, Democratic Party, Bannon, Foreign Workers, Politics And Government, United States Economy, Donald J, United States International Relations, Immigration and Emigration, Great Britain Withdrawal from EU (Brexit, Stephen K, Border Barriers, Conservative Party (Great Britain


News Analysis: Trump’s Wall Stance Upends Washington’s Usual Border Bargaining

The stalemate over funding the president’s wall suggests that reaching any agreement on security arrangements at the border is more elusive than ever before.
Tags: Texas, News, Washington, Nancy, Trump, Rubio, Marco, Pelosi, Government Accountability Office, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Security and Warning Systems, Immigration and Emigration, Border Patrol (US, Customs and Border Protection (US, Border Barriers


As Trump Sticks With His Wall, His Ratings Stay Stuck in Place

The border wall remains popular only with the president’s base, and shutting down the government over the issue seems unlikely to win new fans.
Tags: News, Trump, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Shutdowns (Institutional, Presidential Election of 2020, Polls and Public Opinion, Border Barriers


GoFundMe to Refund Border Wall Donations After Fund-Raiser Falls Short

The organizer, Brian Kolfage, said he would use donations to fund a private effort to build a border wall, prompting the crowdfunding site to offer the refunds.
Tags: News, Brian, Gofundme, United States Politics and Government, Shutdowns (Institutional, Border Barriers, Brian Kolfage, Kolfage


News Analysis: Mercurial Trump Has Made Path Out of Shutdown Much Harder to Find

From changing his positions to undermining his vice president, President Trump has left even his own party baffled as lawmakers search for a way to reopen the government.
Tags: News, Trump, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Immigration and Emigration, Shutdowns (Institutional, Border Barriers


Down the Rabbit Hole With Donald

It’s just another week under the mattress.
Tags: News, Trump, Donald, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Immigration and Emigration, Border Barriers, McAllen (Tex


Trump Pulls Back From Declaring a National Emergency to Fund a Wall

As he searches for a way to end the political stalemate with Democratic lawmakers, the president finds himself boxed in — a familiar position when it comes to immigration issues
Tags: News, Mitt, Graham, Nancy, Trump, Rubio, Democratic, Marco, Conway, Lindsey, Sean, HANNITY, Mick, Pelosi, Schumer, Romney


On Conservative Media, Qualified Support for Trump on Shutdown

The ideological divide among news outlets is evident in shutdown coverage, but even in conservative areas there is some divergence from President Trump’s hard-line rhetoric.
Tags: News, Brian, Republican Party, Fox News Channel, Trump, Braun, Democratic Party, Jim, Sean, Boris, HANNITY, Wallace, Kilmeade, Brody, HOFT, Cincinnati Enquirer


Fact Check of the Day: The Many Ways Trump Has Said Mexico Will Pay for the Wall

President Trump denied that he ever promised Mexico would “write out a check” for his border wall. Yet he has said Mexico would “make a one-time payment,” that Mexico would reimburse the United States and that the costs could be covered by imposing fees on Mexican diplomats and workers.
Tags: News, Mexico, United States, Trump, Presidential Election of 2016, Donald J, Border Barriers, Trump Has Said Mexico


Push On, Stay or Leave? Dilemma for Migrants at the U.S. Border

As the battle over U.S. immigration policy and President Trump’s demands for a border wall rages in Congress, migrants are growing more desperate by the day. We went to Tijuana, Mexico to witness the dilemmas families hoping to cross the border are facing.
Tags: News, Congress, Asylum, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Tijuana (Mexico, Immigration and Emigration, Right of, Immigration Detention, Border Barriers


In Texas Visit, Trump Presses His Argument That There’s a Border ‘Crisis’

But in McAllen, where crime is near a 30-year low, there seemed to be a different reality.
Tags: Texas, News, Ted, Nielsen, Cruz, Trump, Sean, HANNITY, McAllen, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Immigration and Emigration, Shutdowns (Institutional, Border Barriers, Kirstjen, Texas Visit Trump