Contracts awarded for 65 miles of wall on ‘busiest sector’ of Texas border

Contracts awarded for 65 miles of wall on ‘busiest sector’ of Texas border

by WorldTribune Staff, October 1, 2019 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Army Corps of Engineers have awarded three contracts to build up to 65 miles of border wall along the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) region in Texas. Construction on the new wall sections will begin in early 2020 in Hidalgo, Starr, and […]

Cracks appear in Democrats’ united front against border wall

Cracks appear in Democrats’ united front against border wall

by WorldTribune Staff, January 29, 2019 Several Democrats have signaled support for a physical barrier at the U.S. southern border. Virginia Rep. Elaine Luria and 30 other members in a letter last week urged Pelosi to make a deal with President Donald Trump that includes a wall in certain areas along the border. The letter is […]

Build (a small fraction of) the wall: Spending bill funds just 33 miles of U.S. border barrier

Build (a small fraction of) the wall: Spending bill funds just 33 miles of U.S. border barrier

by WorldTribune Staff, March 23, 2018 President Donald Trump first threatened to veto and then signed Congress’s massive spending bill that appropriates funds for only a fraction of the wall at the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump tweeted on March 23: “I am considering a VETO of the Omnibus Spending Bill based on the fact that the […]