Border wall

  • Border wall Jan 10

    US Courts Rule for Border Walls Both Public and Private

    Crews could start building a private border wall in South Texas within the coming days following a federal judge’s ruling Thursday that lifted a restraining order against the project. U.S. District Judge Randy Crane’s order was the second federal ruling in two days in favor of border barriers. On Wednesday, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals lifted a...

  • Border wall Dec 21, 2019

    US Heads to Court to Build Trump Border Wall in Texas

    The U.S. government is ramping up its efforts to seize the private land it needs to build a border wall in South Texas. The Justice Department has filed three lawsuits so far this month against landowners in the Rio Grande Valley, the swath of border towns and farms at Texas’ southernmost point. Many more lawsuits are expected over the next...

  • Pentagon Dec 12, 2019

    Pentagon Watchdog Investigating $400M Border Wall Contract

    The Defense Department’s internal watchdog is investigating a $400 million border wall contract awarded to a firm that used multiple appearances on Fox News to push for the job. The Pentagon’s inspector general sent a letter Thursday to House Homeland Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson telling him the contract awarded to North Dakota-based firm Fisher Sand and Gravel Co. would be...

  • Feb 26, 2019

    Workers Begin Removal of President Trump’s Border Wall Prototypes

    More construction is underway in Otay Mesa for President Donald Trump’s secondary border fence replacement project.

  • Feb 22, 2019

    Dems Will Vote to Block Trump’s Emergency Declaration

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday said the House will vote next week on a measure to block President Donald Trump from using a national emergency declaration to fund a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

  • Feb 19, 2019

    Attorney General Maura Healey Weighs Lawsuit Over Trump’s Emergency Declaration

    Attorney General Maura Healey is weighing legal action against the Trump administration following President Donald Trump’s decision to declare a national emergency to pay for a U.S.-Mexico border wall. Healey on Tuesday called Trump’s action “an illegal power grab” and a violation of the constitutional separation of powers. On Monday, 16 states filed a lawsuit calling Trump’s declaration unconstitutional. Massachusetts...

  • Feb 14, 2019

    Senate Passes Funding Bill, Trump to Declare National Emergency

    The Senate passed a spending bill to fund the government through September Thursday 83-16. President Trump indicated that he would sign the bill and also declare a national emergency at the southern border at the same time in order to get his proposed wall built.

  • Feb 1, 2019

    Alerta de contaminacion en playas de Florida

  • Jan 23, 2019

    Shutdown Stalemate Continues Into 5th Week

    Senate Republicans released a 1,000-page bill they plan to vote on this week based on President Donald Trump’s latest offer to end the shutdown and provide funding for a border wall. Democrats rejected the plan, and insist reopening the government must come before any negotiation on wall funding.

  • Jan 22, 2019

    Senate Sets Up Showdown Votes on Shutdown Plans

    Senate leaders agreed to hold votes this week on dueling proposals to reopen shuttered federal agencies, forcing a political reckoning for senators grappling with the longest shutdown in U.S. history: Side with President Donald Trump or vote to temporarily end the shutdown and keep negotiating. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. set up the two showdown votes for Thursday, a...

  • Jan 11, 2019

    Government Shutdown Hinders Immigrants’ Asylum Cases

    The partial government shutdown over President Donald Trump’s demand for a border wall is playing havoc with the nation’s already backlogged immigration courts, forcing the postponement of hearings for thousands of immigrants. For some of those asking for asylum in the U.S., the impasse could mean years more of waiting — and prolonged separation from loved ones overseas — until...

  • Jan 11, 2019

    President Trump Says He Won’t Declare National Emergency ‘So Fast’

    President Donald Trump tamped down expectations that he is close to declaring a national emergency to get the money he desires to build his long-promised U.S.-Mexico border wall as a three-week impasse closing parts of the government continued on Friday. Meanwhile, some 800,000 federal employees, more than half still on the job, missed their first paycheck under a stoppage that...

  • Jan 10, 2019

    Trump Visits Southern Border to Make Case for a Border Wall

    President Donald Trump flew to Texas Thursday to tour the southern border and make the case for his proposed border wall. This comes as the federal government entered its 20th day of a partial shutdown. President Trump has refused to sign any bill that doesn’t include $5.7 billion in funding for the border wall.

  • Jan 10, 2019

    ‘Late Night’: A Closer Look at How Trump’s Wall Has Changed

    Seth Meyers takes a closer look at President Donald Trump’s primetime address on the government shutdown that he started over his border wall.

  • Jan 10, 2019

    Trump Pushes for Wall on Rio Grande Visit, Moves Closer to Declaring Emergency as Shutdown Talks Fall Apart

    President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to declare a national emergency to circumvent Congress if he can’t reach a deal with Democrats to fund his promised border wall. He headed to the U.S.-Mexico border to draw further attention to his case after negotiations with lawmakers blew up. The partial government shutdown dragged into a 20th day with hundreds of thousands...

  • Jan 9, 2019

    Trump Walks Out of Shutdown Meeting

    President Donald Trump on Wednesday walked out of a meeting with congressional leaders that was called to find a way to end the government shutdown. Trump called the meeting a waste of time, while one Democrat said Trump threw a “temper tantrum.”

  • Jan 9, 2019

    Trump Stalks Out of Shutdown Talks With Dems, Says ‘Bye-Bye’

    President Donald Trump walked out of his negotiating meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday — “I said bye-bye,” he tweeted— as efforts to end the 19-day partial government shutdown fell into deeper disarray over his demand for billions of dollars to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. In a negotiating session that was over almost as soon as it began,...

  • Jan 9, 2019

    Asylum Seekers Find It’s Catch and Can’t Release Fast Enough

    President Donald Trump says he has ended “catch-and-release” for asylum seekers, but in cities on the U.S. border with Mexico it is catch and can’t release fast enough.

  • Jan 8, 2019

    ‘Late Night’: A Closer Look at the Latest Government Shutdown

    Seth Meyers takes a closer look at the continuing government shutdown and President Donald Trump announcing a primetime address on funding the border wall.

  • Jan 8, 2019

    Chris Hayes Says Trump Doesn’t Understand the Government Shutdown’s Consequences

    Chris Hayes talks to Seth Meyers about how President Donald Trump’s border wall is just a mnemonic and expresses his frustration about the ongoing shutdown.

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