Even some of the most outward-looking U.S. presidents presided over the erection of a deadly run of barriers separating the U.S. from Mexico.
The president's talk of declaring a national emergency so that he can build a border wall with Mexico is highly alarming.
His televised speech is laden with dark rhetoric on immigration but provides little to help break the shutdown stalemate.
At least three volleys are sent into a crowd of about 150 trying to breach the border fence near Tijuana's beach in the early hours of 2019.
The administration has separated dozens of families at the U.S.-Mexico border since the executive order that ended the general practice.
The U.S. military has been forbidden from enforcing immigration law since 1878.
Migrants burst through a Guatemalan border fence on Friday, streaming by the thousands toward Mexican territory, defying authorities' pleas for an orderly crossing.
The Trump administration claims their birth certificates are fraudulent and they actually were born in Mexico.
While browsing the social media platform late one night, Eliseo Cárdenas Sánchez lands on a series of photos: snapshots of his father’s identification card and a small pile of bones.