The Border Wall

President Donald Trump’s administration is pushing back on a media report that claimed no new walls had been built along the southern border with Mexico. The Daily Mail published a story on Thursday that said the Trump has built “ZERO new walls despite claiming otherwise for months,” citing a statement from U.S. Customs and Border Protection
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Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul said there will be 10 Republican Senators who vote against the resolution to terminate President Donald Trump’s national emergency for border wall funding Monday afternoon. Paul told a group of reporters on Capitol Hill that he thinks there will be 10 Senators who vote against Texas Democratic Rep. Joaquin Castro’s resolution, which
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A number of Senate Republicans will vote “yes” for a Democrats resolution in an attempt to terminate President Donald Trump’s national emergency for border wall funding. The group of three Republicans have expressed their concerns with Trump’s declaration for a national emergency, saying they do not believe the president should be allowed to override
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Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) is at it again. Democrats’ poster-child for insanity believes that everybody should take to the streets to protest Trump’s “fake emergency,” but that’s not going to keep the president from building the border wall. “And so it’s time for everybody to stand up. All hands on deck to refuse this
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The border compromise includes $1.375 billion in funds to build 55 miles of new bollard fencing along the Rio Grande Valley of Texas.  The compromise is a fraction of what the Trump administration originally demanded, earning criticism from GOP and immigration hardliners.  However, the deal still allocates an unprecedented amount of funding for pedestrian fencing
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President Trump announced Tuesday evening that while the “agreement in principle” on border funding only includes about $1.4 billion for barriers, there is much more coming from “other sources.” “Was just presented the concept and parameters of the Border Security Deal by hard working Senator Richard Shelby,” the president posted on Twitter. “Looking over
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Republican and Democrat party leaders held separate press conferences on Tuesday afternoon to discuss where things presently stand after a preliminary agreement was reached by a bipartisan panel of House and Senate appropriations committee members late Monday evening. The compromise includes $1.37 billion for border fencing along the US-Mexico border in addition to a hard
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Congressional Democrats and Republicans have reached an “agreement in principle” on proposed border security funding just days ahead of another potential shutdown. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL) told reporters that he believes Trump will approve the compromise. “We think it’s going to work,” he said. “We had some hard negotiations.” The two major points of contention
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If Congressional Democrats had suffered the way the family of Dan Ferguson, an angel dad, has, funding for a border wall would have been approved months ago, Ferguson told Fox and Friends hosts Steve Doocy, Ainsley Earhardt and Brian Kilmeade Monday morning. Ferguson’s daughter Amanda was killed in a hit-and-run accident in November. Joel Velazquez,
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A select committee tasked with reaching a compromise on border security has broken down, increasing the chances that the federal government will enter another shutdown. Heading into the weekend, it appeared as if a special bipartisan committee of U.S. representatives and senators would reach a comprehensive deal on immigration — including funding for a wall
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Lawmakers met in a bicameral committee conference Wednesday to hash out Homeland Security appropriations for fiscal year 2019, coming out even more assured that a strong law enforcement presence is necessary to prevent illegal immigration and drug trafficking after speaking with border patrol experts. Border patrol professionals spoke to committee members about challenges they face
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The recent government shutdown highlighted by the President’s push for a border wall has reignited the debate over how to curb illegal immigration. Many believe that a wall is necessary for stopping illegal immigration. However, while the President’s border wall would help fight illegal immigration, the reality is that a wall is not enough.
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CNN compared the southern border crisis to Hollywood fiction on “New Day” Wednesday and played clips from the 2018 film Sicario: Day of the Soldado to illustrate their point. CNN reporter Miguel Marquez narrated the piece which intertwined clips of cartel violence from the film with news headlines and immigration soundbites from President Donald Trump.
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President Donald Trump offered a serious compromise on immigration reform to Democrats during a live address from the White House Saturday. The proposal includes items that Democrats have been demanding for years, the border patrol has been begging to get and Republicans have asked for all in return for some funding for physical barriers
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In a strong indication that the Trump administration is preparing for the next phase of the immigration battle, the Department of Justice is now hiring lawyers to handle border wall litigation in South Texas. The two attorney positions — which are advertised to pay between $53,062 and $138,790 — are to be based in the southern
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Triple amputee Air Force veteran Brian Kolfage is refusing to answer basic questions about his new nonprofit organization that will use the funds raised by his viral $20 million GoFundMe to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Kolfage announced WeBuildTheWall Inc. on Friday, but documents submitted to Florida reveal the nonprofit was created over two weeks
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Posted by: R. Mitchell in Customs, Border and Immigration News, Featured News, In The News, Syndicated Posts January 12, 2019 Democrats and left-leaning media outlets have repeatedly stated that no new border wall has gone up during President Trump’s tenure, but a new video released Saturday demonstrably refutes their claims. Watch: Content created by Conservative Daily
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Democrats are calling for a ‘technological wall’ consisting of cell phone checks, sensors and drones, but retired ICE special agent Victor Avila says that while the technology is helpful “the border wall is very much needed.” Avila sat down with Tucker Carlson, host of “Tucker Carlson Tonight, on Fox News Channel Friday night. “The physical
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Trump has asked for $5.7 billion to fund construction of a wall on the country’s southern border.  The White House is also asking for a few billion dollars more to bolster immigration enforcement and humanitarian care for illegals already in custody.  Democrats and Republicans could possibly make a DACA-wall deal, or Trump could circumvent congressional authority altogether
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The Defense Department has relinquished over $27 billion to the U.S. Treasury since 2013 simply because it couldn’t spend the money quick enough, according to a DOD Inspector General report released Tuesday. The DOD was required to fork over the “expired funds” because the Pentagon failed to spend it “within the legal timeframes,” according to
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