• October 17, 2021

Tags : trump wall

Op-Ed: The Trump Snake Oil Wagon Rolls into Town this

The damage is done. President Trump went and weaponized our city as a political propaganda tool to push his personal “Build my Big, Beautiful Wall” agenda. He looked America straight in the eye during his State of the Union Address and put us under his dark, manipulative spotlight, telling everybody that El Paso was once […]Read More

Every member of Texas’ Congressional Delegation Asked to Weigh in

WASHINGTON — Members of Texas’ congressional delegation appear to agree on one thing: They want the government shutdown to end. But when asked by The Texas Tribune and other news outlets whether the stalemate over President Trump’s $5.7 billion border wall is worth federal employees and contractors missing their paychecks, they’re divided along party lines — […]Read More

Trump Urges Democrats to Fund Border Barrier, but Stops Short

After claiming that illegal immigration disproportionately affects black and Hispanic Americans and fuels smugglers’ abuse of women and children, President Donald Trump on Tuesday urged federal lawmakers to see his way on border security and fund his long-promised wall. “All Americans are hurt by uncontrolled illegal migration.” Trump said. “It strains public resources and drives […]Read More

Trump Administration: Deal Reached to Force Asylum Seekers to Wait

The Department of Homeland Security announced a new policy Thursday that will require asylum seekers who enter the United States illegally to return to Mexico and wait while their claims are processed, possibly for months or years, describing the plan as a “historic” measure. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen prepared to outlined the plan during […]Read More

Beto O’Rourke, Other Democrats Urge Public to Keep Tornillo Migrant

TORNILLO – It’s been six months since a group of lawmakers first joined hundreds of people here to protest an immigration facility for undocumented minors that had been erected just days earlier in this small farming community. Since then President Donald Trump’s administration has tried to deter immigrants from seeking asylum through executive orders and […]Read More

Video+Story: Construction of $22 Million Border Wall Set to Begin

The construction of a $22 million Border Wall in Downtown El Paso will begin on Saturday, according to Border Patrol officials. “This new wall will be far more durable and far more effective in deterring would-be illegal entrants,” El Paso Border Patrol Sector Chief Aaron Hull said. Funding for the project was earmarked in the […]Read More

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