Author: Priscilla Alvarez, CNN

Apprehensions at US-Mexico border continue to decline

Customs and Border Protection apprehended more than 42,000 migrants at the southern border in October, continuing a downward trend in arrests after record highs earlier this year, acting CBP Commissioner Mark Morgan announced Thursday.

How DACA landed before the Supreme Court

On Tuesday, the nation's highest court will hear oral arguments in a case challenging how the Trump administration ended an Obama-era program shielding around 700,000 undocumented immigrants from deportation, putting an issue that's been in limbo for years back at the forefront of the immigration debate.

Trump administration proposes charging for asylum applications

The Trump administration on Friday proposed a charge on asylum applications -- the first time the US government has charged for the form -- as well as an 83% fee increase for the naturalization form, according to a proposed rule issued in the Federal Register late in the afternoon.

Senate readies vote on Trump's acting DHS chief pick

The Senate is aiming to hold a vote on the nomination of Chad Wolf, the incoming acting Homeland Security secretary, early next week for the post he currently serves in at the Department of Homeland Security, according to a congressional staffer familiar with the plans.