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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.

Jul 8, 2018

More South Texas Land Owners Getting Letters on Border Wall

More South Texas Land Owners Getting Letters on Border Wall

More property owners along the U.S.-Mexico border in South Texas say they've received notices from the federal government asking to review their land, which could be used for border wall construction.

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...

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.

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...

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...

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