Gaps in Arizona border wall filled with double-stacked shipping containers
Arizona Gov. Ducey said 11-day project closed 3,820 open feet of the wall with 130 shipping containers.
Smuggler hoists girl over US border wall, returns to Mexico without her
U.S. Border Patrol agents said a smuggler abandoned a 7-year-old girl in California after hoisting her over the U.S.-Mexico border wall.
Mexico finds hundreds of migrants in truck trailers near border
Mexican authorities have discovered more than 600 Central American migrants in trailers near the United States border.
Texas begins jailing border crossers on trespassing charges
The detainees are being held at what had been an empty state prison in Dilley, Texas, about 100 miles (160.93 kilometers) north of the border city of Laredo, said Robert Hurst, a spokesman for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. He said the converted facility will be able to hold more than 950 people.
‘We Build The Wall’ co-founder indicted on another charge
The original indictment claimed that between he engaged in a scheme to defraud the government in relation to his 2019 federal income tax returns.
South Dakota to deploy National Guard troops to Texas border
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem announced that she is deploying National Guard troops to Texas to help with border security, joining a growing list of Republican governors -- including Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis -- who have committed to sending law enforcement officers to the U.S. border with Mexico.
Border Patrol chief who backed Trump's wall resigns
Rodney Scott wrote to agents that he will be reassigned.
Gov. Abbott announces plans for border wall, says Texas will fund $250M of it
Gov. Greg Abbott announced plans to build a border wall in Texas, pledging a quarter of a billion dollars from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice budget to get started.
Gov. Greg Abbott says Texas will build a border wall, but doesn’t yet give details on cost or location
Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday that Texas will build a border wall along the state’s boundary with Mexico — but provided no details on where or when.
Trump rips Biden for halting border wall construction, says countries are losing respect for US
"They should finish the wall, number one," said former President Donald Trump.
Trump may visit US-Mexico border region ‘soon,’ former aide says
Neither Biden nor Harris have visited the border region since taking office but members of the administration joined members of Congress in a visit to a facility in Texas on Wednesday.
Court OKs Trump using $3.6B in military money for wall construction
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a December 2019 ruling
40 miles of new border wall to be built in Texas
U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced that it has awarded two contracts to build roughly 40 miles of new border walls in Webb County, Texas.
Largest yet: $1.3 billion contract awarded for border wall
Trump has promised to build 450 miles of wall along the border with Mexico by the end of the year. So far, the government has awarded millions of dollars in contracts for construction of 30-foot-tall barriers, along with new lighting, technology, and infrastructure. The Trump administration says it has already built 187 miles of wall. Some of it is new, but most is replacing old, much shorter barriers that officials say were not sufficient.
Homeland Security waives contracting laws for border wall
The Trump administration said Tuesday that it will waive federal contracting laws to speed construction of a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Trump to transfer $3.8B from military to fund his border wall
It turns out Mexico won't be paying for the wall after all.
Department of Homeland Security seeks Pentagon funds for 270 miles of border wall
Defense officials say the Department of Homeland Security has asked the Pentagon to fund the construction of 270 miles of border wall this year as part of a counter-drug effort.
Appeals court lifts block on $3.6B in military construction funds for border wall
Wednesday’s ruling lifted a lower court’s order blocking the Trump administration from using the funds along the southern border.
Federal judge blocks Trump administration from using military construction funds for border wall
A federal judge issued a nationwide injunction blocking the Trump administration from using military construction funds for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Group of undocumented immigrants rescued from sewage tunnel near U.S.-Mexico border
Ten undocumented immigrants were hospitalized for hypothermia after a large group was rescued from storm waters inside a drain near the U.S.-Mexico border, officials said.