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Trump declares 'emergency' to build wall, Democrats cry foul

Trump Decries Catch and Release While Expanding Release of Illegal Aliens

During a press conference in the White House Rose Garden on Friday morning, President Trump decried the Catch and Release program while a Republican-Democrat spending bill he is expected to sign will expand the release of illegal aliens and border crossers into the United States. 

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Exclusive — Joe Arpaio: Trump Has Guts, Won’t Surrender on Wall

Joe Arpaio, the former Sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona, lauded President Trump for persisting with the drive to build a border barrier while slamming the Democratic Party and some Republican opponents of the proposed wall as “trying to hurt our country because they may not like our president.”

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GOP/Dem Deal: Trump Must Have Approval from Left-Wing County to Build Wall

A Republican-Democrat spending bill being offered to President Trump mandates that the White House have approval from left-wing Starr County, Texas officials before the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) can begin building a wall at the region’s U.S.-Mexico border. 

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Democrats Seeking End to Immigration Enforcement, GOP Conceding on Wall

House and Senate Democrats are using border wall negotiations to attempt to end all immigration enforcement by abolishing detention of illegal aliens, while Republicans are united in surrendering on significantly funding a border wall along the United States-Mexico border. 

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Border Patrol Finds Smuggling Tunnel near Rio Grande

Border patrol agents discovered a 60-foot tunnel leading from Mexico into the United States at the Texas border in the city of Hidalgo. It is located at the bottom of a 30-foot embankment on the Rio Grande River, near a border wall built a decade ago, say officials.