In 2016, Candidate Trump promised to “build that wall.” But the effort was blocked by numerous lawsuits and Congress. Ultimately, the Trump administration was able to move billions from sources including the military budget, and construction has been going on ever since. We set out to find how much has really been built and how […]
Today, we begin on the Southern U.S. border, where immigration policy disagreements continue as we approach the 2020 election. From miles of new border wall, to coronavirus travel restriction, a lot stands to impact illegal border activity. We went south to the Mexican border in California and found that some drug smuggling has spiked in […]
We couldn’t believe how many illegal immigrants and drugs are being intercepted every day at our Caribbean Southern border: the US territory of Puerto Rico.
The following is a transcript of my story about key immigration battles leading into Campaign 2020, shown on "Full Measure." Watch the video by clicking the link at the end of the page. Illegal immigration continues to be among the top list of concerns for many Americans. Today, we hear from the head of the […]
The following is a transcript of my cover story investigation on "Full Measure." Watch the video by clicking the link at the end of the page. We begin with an important border issue you probably don’t know much about. Under longstanding federal policy, when underage kids are caught smuggling drugs from Mexico into the U.S., […]
Sharyl and investigative producer Daniel Steinberger talk about their trip to the Southern border where they found one county in Arizona taking care of business without federal funds or federal agents.
Nearly every move President Trump has tried to make to tighten up the southern U.S. border has been met with opposition and legal challenges. So some border towns have been left to find their own way to protect their communities. And it turns out necessity is the mother of invention! During my most recent reporting […]