Tag: Border Wall

Supreme Court won’t halt challenged border wall projects

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court declined by a 5-4 vote Friday to halt the Trump administration's construction of portions of the border wall...

Storm causes erosion at Trump backers’ private border wall

By NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Weeks after it was criticized by President Donald Trump as "done to make me look bad," a...

Trump administration waives federal regulations to expedite border construction in the Valley

By Julián Aguilar, Texas Tribune The Trump administration said that it is waiving several environmental regulations in order to proceed with border-security projects in South Texas. The...

Privately funded border wall on the brink of collapse

By Jeremy Schwartz and Perla Trevizo, The Texas Tribune and ProPublica Tommy Fisher billed his new privately funded border wall as the future of deterrence,...

Trump administration waives environmental safeguards to fast-track border wall

By Julián Aguilar, Texas Tribune The Trump administration announced Friday that it is waiving several regulations in order to fast-track construction of nearly 70 miles...

US awards border wall contract in Texas to begin in 2021

By NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government has awarded a $275 million border wall contract for construction that would begin in...

A look at the effort to build a border wall in the RGV

As 2019 comes to a close, the third anniversary of Executive Order 13767 is fast approaching. President Donald Trump signed the directive, also known as...