Tag: border wall
The Department of Homeland Security said by law it is required to use the funds already appropriated by Congress in 2019 for the construction of the border wall in the Rio Grande Valley.
United States Border Patrol agents and Arizona law enforcement officials violently repressed a peaceful action held Monday morning by roughly 30 land and water protectors.
Portions of the wall were in danger of overturning if not fixed due to extensive erosion just months after it was built.
The order, which is temporary, gives the Trump administration authority to start the wall projects where fencing already exists.
"The Sierra Club is joining its partners in the borderlands to call for the immediate halt of border wall construction during the coronavirus pandemic.
The militarisation of the US border has led to an increase in migrant deaths and a windfall for the security industry.
The Pentagon released a statement on Wednesday saying it has authorized $3.6 billion in military construction funds to help fund 175 miles...