Border Wall Prototypes Are So Effective US Commandos Can't Climb Them

US | Liam Clancy
US Border Patrol officer Tekae Michael stands near prototypes of US President Donald Trump's proposed border wall on November 1, 2017 in San Diego, California.

Human smugglers stand no chance

Illegal Immigration By 'Family Units' and Children Surges As DACA Negotiations Heat Up

Politics | Will Racke
The self-called "Viacrucis Guadalupano Migrantes Solidarios" started their march on October 8 at the Guatemala-Mexico border. GUILLERMO ARIAS/AFP/Getty Images

‘Incentive for illegal immigrants’

The Number Of Electronic Devices Searched At The Border Surged In 2017

US | Eric Lieberman
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 6: A long line of TSA personnel salute the U.S. Honor Flag procession as it leaves Los Angeles International Airport in memory of TSA agent Gerardo Hernandez on November 6, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. The Honor Flag will be used at Hernandez's upcoming funeral services. (Photo by Brad Graverson-Pool/Getty Images)

‘Essential to enforcing the law at the U.S. border’

Unaccompanied Minors and Families Remain A Huge Problem For Immigration Authorities

Daily Caller News Foundation | Will Racke
Pro-Immigration protesters hold posters as they march towards Escondido City Hall, north of San Diego, California July 22, 2014. A meeting was held by the Escondido City Council at the city hall to discuss whether or not to allow Southwest Key, a leading provider of shelter for unaccompanied immigrant children, to open a shelter in Escondido. REUTERS/Sandy Huffaker

Exploitation of ‘legal and policy’ loopholes

Trump Has Dramatically Changed Illegal Immigration To The US

National Security | Will Racke
U.S. President Donald Trump greets Border Patrol agents as he tours the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol facility in Yuma, Arizona, U.S., August 22, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Deterrent effect

Border Patrol Agent Killed While On Duty In Texas

US | Will Racke
The bullet-proof vest of a border patrol agent is seen at the United States Border Patrol Academy in Artesia, New Mexico, U.S., June 8, 2017. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Responding To Unknown ‘Activity’

DHS Seeking Facial Recognition Tech To Scan Your Face While Driving

US | Eric Lieberman
Eye-scanning and facial recognition technology. [Shutterstock - lassedesignen]

For immigration purposes?

After Long delay, DHS Begins Construction On Border Wall Prototypes

National Security | Will Racke
A worker stands next to a newly built section of the U.S.-Mexico border fence at Sunland Park, U.S. opposite the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico January 25, 2017. Picture taken from the Mexico side of the U.S.-Mexico border. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Long-awaited phase

Illegal Immigration Rises For Fourth Straight Month

US | Will Racke
A U.S. border patrol agent escorts men being detained after entering the United States by crossing the Rio Grande river from Mexico, in Roma, Texas, U.S., May 11, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

More families and unaccompanied children

Homeland Security Awards Contracts For Second Group Of Border Wall Prototypes

US | Will Racke
Since discovering the first drug tunnel in nearby Douglas, Arizona in 1990, border officials have found nearly 200 more along the 2,000 border in the Southwest, mostly in Arizona and California, with tunnels numerous in the Nogales area. PHOTO: Getty ImagesAFP/Frederic J. BROWN

Will allow the agency to test new designs

Homeland Security Announces Border Wall Prototype Finalists

Politics | Will Racke
U.S. Border Patrol Chief Ronald Vitiello speaks at the Border Security Expo on April 12, 2017 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. The Department of Homeland security has been tasked with hiring 5,000 new Border Patrol Agents and 10,000 new agents for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) as part of the Trump Administration's push to increase border security and inforce U.S. immigration law. The annual border expo brings together government officials and private sector firms promoting new technology, most of it for sale to the federal government. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

‘A significant milestone’

A Common-Sense Approach To Border Security

Opinion | Rep. Mark Meadows
Photo credit: GUILLERMO ARIAS/AFP/Getty Images)

The time has come for Republicans to ditch dangerous policies and fulfill our promise to secure our border.

Watchdog Says IT Management Ills Plague Customs And Border Protection

Investigative Group | Mark Tapscott
A worker stands next to a newly built section of the U.S.-Mexico border fence at Sunland Park, U.S. opposite the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

‘Financial system controls lacked proper documentation’

Federal Agencies Spent $13.5 Million On Vehicles They May Not Use

Investigative Group | Ethan Barton
Desert Relic/Old Car rusting away in the desert. (Shutterstock/RollingFishays)

‘The agency may be spending millions of dollars on vehicles that are not needed’