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House to file lawsuit challenging Trump's national emergency

The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives will join a growing list of organizations mounting legal challenges to President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration on the border, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday.

White House is considering appointing an immigration czar

The White House is considering appointing a "border or immigration czar" to oversee the administration's efforts to contain and manage a surge in migrants crossing the southern US border, a source familiar with the discussions told CNN.

DHS plans to expand 'Remain in Mexico' policy

In the coming weeks, the Trump administration plans to expand a policy that requires some asylum seekers to await their immigration court hearings in Mexico to other locations along the US-Mexico border, said Department of Homeland Security officials Friday.

US argues momentum for change in Venezuela is growing

Self-declared Venezuelan leader Juan Guaido's supporters and their US backers say he is gaining increasing military support, even as the political standoff with embattled President Nicolas Maduro erupted in violence Friday when security forces at the border killed at least two people.

Border security talks fail to progress

Border security negotiations, for days considered on the path to a weekend agreement, have not progressed, and members on both sides have started to discuss whether backstop alternatives to prevent another government shutdown are necessary, three sources involved told CNN.

Trump administration to comply with, appeal asylum-ban ruling

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Tuesday that the Trump administration plans to comply with and appeal a federal judge's recent decision to temporarily block the government from denying asylum to those who cross the southern border between ports of entry.