Mexican authorities have discovered more than 600 Central American migrants in trailers near the United States border.
The barrier in Eagle Pass is the first glimpse into how much a state-funded border wall could cost. But Abbott’s office says it’s a “concrete barrier” that is separate from his border wall push.
In a letter addressed to Tracy R. Norris, Adjutant General of the Texas National Guard, Abbott said, “As Commander-in-Chief of the military forces of the State” under Article IV, Section 7, of the Texas Constitution, the governor can “call forth the militia to execute the laws of the State.”
Despite promises from Abbott that transparency in the crowdfunding process for the border wall would be paramount, donor information released to The Texas Tribune for the first week of collections was bereft of any way to verify the identities of the majority of the donors.
Rodney Scott wrote to agents that he will be reassigned.
Declaring that the lives and property of Texans are at grave risk, Governor Greg Abbott authorized a quarter billion dollar down payment to complete the border wall the Trump administration started.
Critics have denounced Abbott's proposal as "political theater" that won't pass legal muster. But the two-term Republican governor says it's time to secure the border.
Former President Donald Trump criticized President Joe Biden's immigration policies amid a flood of migrants at the border since his victory. In response, the White House called Trump's policies while in office "not only inhumane but ineffective."
President Joe Biden has ordered a "pause" on all border wall construction. During his campaign, Biden pledged not to build "another foot" of Trump's wall at the US-Mexico border.
President-elect Joe Biden is promising that border wall building won't continue under his administration, but with hundreds of miles under construction, the head of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is warning that shutting down construction could cost taxpayers billions.
Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has handed another hot potato to U.S. President-elect Joe Biden
Bannon appeared via audio before U.S. District Judge Analisa Torres.
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said that while he won’t tear down President Trump’s much-touted wall along the United States’ southern border with Mexico, he also won’t continue construction of the barrier if he’s elected president in November.
President Trump criticizes privately built border wall, distancing himself from supporters and then tweets about Border wall progress and predicts another 200 miles to be built this year.
A federal appeals court ruled against the Trump administration in its transfer of military money to build sections of the U.S. border wall with Mexico.
The Trump administration is waiving federal contracting laws to speed construction of the U.S.-Mexico border wall.
The Trump administration said Tuesday that it will waive federal contracting laws to speed construction of a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border.
It turns out Mexico won't be paying for the wall after all.
Defense officials say the Department of Homeland Security has asked the Pentagon to fund the construction of 270 miles of border wall this year as part of a counter-drug effort.
Wednesday’s ruling lifted a lower court’s order blocking the Trump administration from using the funds along the southern border.