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Friday, Jan 5, 2018

Trump Seeks $18 Billion to Extend Border Wall Over 10 Years

Trump Seeks $18 Billion to Extend Border Wall Over 10 Years

The Trump administration has proposed spending $18 billion over 10 years to significantly extend the border wall with Mexico, providing one of its most detailed blueprints of how the president hopes to carry out...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017

Trump's Border Wall Models Take Shape in San Diego

Trump's Border Wall Models Take Shape in San Diego

The last two of eight prototypes for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall took shape Thursday at a construction site in San Diego.

Thursday, Sep 14, 2017

Environmentalists Sue to Block Border Wall With Mexico

Environmentalists Sue to Block Border Wall With Mexico

Three advocacy groups sued the federal government Thursday to block construction of a border wall with Mexico, alleging that that Trump administration overstepped its authority by waiving environmental...

Saturday, Aug 5, 2017

Congressmen Oppose Texas Wildlife Refuge as Border Wall Site

Congressmen Oppose Texas Wildlife Refuge as Border Wall Site

A group of Texas Democratic congressmen want more details about preliminary plans to build a section of President Donald Trump's proposed border wall through a federal wildlife refuge, saying such a move...

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017

Trump Administration Plans Border Wall Models in Summer

Trump Administration Plans Border Wall Models in Summer

The agency in charge of U.S. border security plans to start building prototypes for President Donald Trump's proposed wall with Mexico later this summer.

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017

Sen. Ted Cruz Wants El Chapo to Pay for Border Wall

Sen. Ted Cruz Wants El Chapo to Pay for Border Wall

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz wants funds seized from El Chapo, and other drug lords, to pay for the border wall.

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017

Wildlife Conservationists Sue Over Proposed Border Wall

Wildlife Conservationists Sue Over Proposed Border Wall

The first federal lawsuit against the proposed border wall has been filed in Tucson by the Center for Biological Diversity and U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva.

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017

Trump Budget Calls for Border Wall, Border Prosecutions

Trump Budget Calls for Border Wall, Border Prosecutions

For core supporters counting on President Donald Trump to crack down on illegal immigration, his proposed budget reads like a wish list: billions of dollars for some of his most controversial campaign promises...

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017

House Speaker Getting Firsthand Look at US-Mexico Border

House Speaker Getting Firsthand Look at US-Mexico Border

As the border wall issue gains more momentum, U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan shows up at the Rio Grande Valley to get his own look.

Monday, Jul 18, 2016

Poll: US-Mexico Border Residents Feel Ignored, Oppose Wall

Poll: US-Mexico Border Residents Feel Ignored, Oppose Wall

A new poll suggests residents along the U.S.-Mexico border are feeling ignored in the midst of the U.S. presidential election.

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