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Feds Move to Obtain Land for Trump Border Wall

Texas landowners along the Mexican border received letters from Washington recently notifying them of the government’s intent to buy their land to build the border wall. Acquiring the real estate could be the biggest step for President Donald Trump to overcome in his effort to secure the border.

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Democrats Threaten To Block Funding For Border Wall

Senate Democrats are pushing ahead with their plan to cripple President Donald Trump’s term by blocking his campaign promise to build a secure border wall between the United States and Mexico’s drug runners, criminals and illegal immigrants.

Vendors Lining Up to Build Trump’s Border Wall

More than 300 vendors from across the country are lining up to bid on the opportunity to build President Donald Trump’s border wall. Just over 300 companies formally expressed interest in the bidding process in the first few days.

Pence on Mexico Paying for the Border Wall: ‘Well, They Are’

Wednesday on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” Vice President Mike Pence reiterated President Donald Trump’s pledge to have Mexico pay for his proposed border wall, which Pence said was one of the elements prioritized by candidate Trump during the campaign. According

Family Argues Mexican National Killed by Border Patrol Had Constitutional Rights

A Mexican family whose son was killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent told the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday that the agent violated their son’s constitutional rights by using unnecessary deadly force. A preliminary issue is whether the Constitution applies to someone who is not a citizen of the U.S. and was standing on Mexican soil at the time of the shooting.

Hirson and Jahangiri: Instead of Pressuring Mexican President Peña Nieto, We Have a Solution to Fund the U.S.-Mexico Wall

The huge infrastructure project in question is the approximately 2,000-mile-long wall along the United States’ southern border with Mexico. This project has been estimated to cost somewhere between $10-20 billion. While the project is supported by many Americans, it’s not a burden the American taxpayer is going to want to shoulder, or a project we should financially burden our ally and neighbor with.

Texas Sheriff Vows To Help Trump Deport Criminal Aliens

A Texas sheriff is looking to aid President Donald Trump’s Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in deporting illegal immigrants through new measures. Tarrant County Sheriff Bill Waybourn announced his department is applying for a federal government-locality agreement known as the