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Trump Tells Reporters ‘The Wall Is Going To Be Built’

  Trump: ‘The Wall Will Come Later’ [VIDEO] Peter Hasson Associate Editor President Trump’s signature campaign promise, the building of a wall along the US-Mexico border, will remain on the back burner, the president said Thursday morning. “The wall will come later,” Trump told reporters as he prepared to depart for Florida. “We’re right now renovating large sections of wall, massive sections, making it brand new. We’re doing a lot of renovations, we’re building four different samples of the wall to see which one we’re going to choose, and theRead More

Trump To Use Anti-Terror Law To Sidestep Enviro Review For Border Wall

  Report: Trump Will Use Anti-Terror Law To Sidestep Enviro Review For Border Wall Chris White President Donald Trump plans to use anti-terror law to avoid undergoing a years-long environmental impact study for a large section of a border wall that is expected to travel through a wildlife refuge, Reuters reported Friday night. Trump will use a 2005 anti-terror law created shortly after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack to sidestep an environmental impact study for a 32-mile portion of the border wall, sources told Reuters. The proposed section willRead More

Southern Border: Border Patrol Captures 13 Fugitives, Seizes $5.2 Million In Drugs Over July 4 Weekend

  Border Patrol Captures 13 Fugitives, Seizes $5.2 Million In Drugs Over July 4 Weekend Mary Lou Lang Border Patrol agents over the Fourth of July weekend seized $5.2 million worth of narcotics and captured 13 fugitives along the California border with Mexico. More than 300 pounds of methamphetamine, 223 pounds of cocaine, 45 pounds of heroine and other narcotics were seized by Border Patrol agents from Friday through Sunday, according to a press release issued Monday night by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The agents also arrested 13Read More

Trump Receives Immigration Wins And Losses In Proposed Budget

Trump Gets Immigration Wins And Losses In Proposed Budget Alex Pfeiffer Reporter The bipartisan budget agreement reached by congressional leaders late Sunday includes funds for border security, but increases the cap on a visa for low-skilled workers. The White House originally requested funding in the budget that would go towards building a wall on the southwestern border, but later retracted this demand as Democrats threatened a government shutdown. The deal that was reached provides $1.5 billion towards border security, but none of these funds will go toward constructing a newRead More

Hungary Proves It: ‘There Is No More Effective Way To Stop Illegal Immigration Than Building A Physical Barrier’

Hungary Proves It: ‘There Is No More Effective Way To Stop Illegal [Immigration] Than Building A Physical Barrier’ Jacob Bojesson Foreign Correspondent Hungary managed to cut its daily influx of migrants from several thousand to less than 40 simply by erecting two fences. That wasn’t all. They then staffed the fences with hundreds of police officers and deputized “border hunters.” Zoltan Kovacs, a spokesman for the Hungarian government, told The Daily Caller News Foundation that the country looked at a number of measures before deciding on the fence. “It wasRead More

Great Idea: Ted Cruz wants $14 billion seized from El Chapo to pay for border wall

Cruz To Introduce Bill That Would Make Mexicans Pay For The Wall Alex Pfeiffer Reporter Republican Sen. Ted Cruz wants to make Mexicans pay for the wall — at least some of them, that is. The El Chapo Act was introduced by Cruz Tuesday, according to Axios, and it would use seized assets from drug lords such as Mexican Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to pay for the wall on the southwestern border. Federal prosecutors are trying to seize $14 billion in assets from El Chapo, and the border wall hasRead More

Trump Signs Executive Orders On Construction of Border Wall and Increased Deportations

Trump Signs Executive Orders To Construct Border Wall And Increase Deportationsby Alex Pfeiffer President Donald Trump fulfilled several campaign promises Wednesday by signing executive orders authorizing the construction of a border wall on America’s southern border and several initiatives to increase deportations. “A nation without borders is not a nation. Beginning today, the U.S. gets back control of its borders,” Trump said in a Wednesday speech at the Department of Homeland Security announcing the signing of the executive orders. The president said that the orders will benefit both the U.S. and Mexico,Read More