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Jun 3, 2019

US Says Border Wall Will 'Avoid' Historic Texas Cemetery

US Says Border Wall Will 'Avoid' Historic Texas Cemetery

The U.S. government says it won't build President Donald Trump's border wall on the site of a historic cemetery that might have required the exhumation of graves.

Feb 12, 2019

In El Paso, Trump and O'Rourke Go Head-to-Head Over Wall

In El Paso, Trump and O'Rourke Go Head-to-Head Over Wall

President Donald Trump charged ahead Monday with his pledge to build a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, skimming over the details of lawmakers' tentative deal that would give him far less than he's been demanding...

Feb 10, 2019

As Clock Ticks, New Hurdle Emerges in Border Security Talks

As Clock Ticks, New Hurdle Emerges in Border Security Talks

The White House is not ruling out another government shutdown as negotiations over funding for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall stall

Feb 10, 2019

O'Rourke to Lead Anti-Wall March During Trump El Paso Rally

O'Rourke to Lead Anti-Wall March During Trump El Paso Rally

Beto O'Rourke will lead a march though his hometown of El Paso, Texas, to protest a border wall at the same time President Donald Trump will be holding a rally there to promote it.

Feb 4, 2019

US Prepares to Start Building Portion of Texas Border Wall

US Prepares to Start Building Portion of Texas Border Wall

The U.S. government is preparing to begin construction of more border walls and fencing in South Texas' Rio Grande Valley, likely on federally owned land set aside as wildlife refuge property.

Jan 10, 2019

Texas Lt. Gov. Says Texas Could Build Part of Border Wall

Texas Lt. Gov. Says Texas Could Build Part of Border Wall

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick told President Donald Trump the state will build a wall along parts of the U.S.-Mexico border if the federal government reimburses it.

Jan 10, 2019

President Trump Tours Texas-Mexico Border, Pushes for Wall

President Trump Tours Texas-Mexico Border, Pushes for Wall

Standing along the Rio Grande Thursday, President Donald Trump says "a lot of the crime in our country is caused by what's coming through here."

Jan 8, 2019

Border 'Crisis' Echo in Texas is Faint as Lawmakers Return

Border 'Crisis' Echo in Texas is Faint as Lawmakers Return

President Donald Trump is heading to Texas to press for a border wall to end the government shutdown. But talk of the "crisis" he describes is notably faint in the Texas Legislature, where Republicans have long...

Nov 15, 2018

Guardsman at Texas Border Accused of Sexual Assault

Guardsman at Texas Border Accused of Sexual Assault

A Texas National Guard member serving at the U.S.-Mexico border is accused of sexually assaulting a woman in a motel, authorities said Wednesday.

Nov 14, 2018

US Awards Second Border Wall Contract in Texas

US Awards Second Border Wall Contract in Texas

The U.S. government has awarded a $167 million contract to build 8 miles of border wall in south Texas.

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