• April 12, 2021

Tags : build that wall

Border wall on private land near El Paso lacks necessary

SUNLAND PARK, N.M. — The organization that raised millions of dollars to construct a border barrier on private land over the Memorial Day weekend will be issued a cease-and-desist letter due to a lack of permits needed for the project, a spokesperson for the city of Sunland Park, said Tuesday. The group, We Build the Wall, […]Read More

Toddler apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border dies in El Paso

A 2½-year-old Guatemalan boy apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border died Tuesday night in El Paso after several weeks in the hospital, according to the Guatemalan Consulate and another person with direct knowledge of the case. The boy, who was not identified, arrived at the border with his mother days after now-acting homeland security secretary Kevin McAleenan held […]Read More

Trump White House doubles down on threat to close U.S.-Mexico

It would take “something dramatic” in the coming days to persuade President Trump not to close the U.S.-Mexico border, acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said Sunday, and White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said the president’s threat “certainly isn’t a bluff.” The two senior staffers, appearing separately on Sunday morning talk shows, also […]Read More

Op-Ed: Dear Sarah…

Dear Sarah, You recently asked the country to inquire about El Paso’s feelings of the worthiness of a wall between us and our sister city, Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. As you know, a stronger, taller and longer fence (not wall) was erected in the place of the existing border fencing in the past decade, of which […]Read More