Tag: Border Wall

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...

Trump to transfer $3.8B from military to fund his wall

By ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is transferring $3.8 billion in recently passed military funding to finance construction of the...

US courts rule for border walls both public and private

By NOMAAN MERCHANT and KEVIN FREKING Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Crews could start building a private border wall in South Texas within the coming...

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...

Border lands in the sights

HOUSTON — Three years into Donald Trump’s presidency, the U.S. government is ramping up its efforts to seize private land in Texas to build...

Border wall contracts awarded; More than $800 million to be spent

U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded three contracts to build 65 miles of new border wall through...

New border wall construction contracts awarded, work may start in September

U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced late Wednesday they had awarded another contract for border wall construction in Hidalgo County, a news release states. CBP...

County opposes border wall, two families settle with government

Cameron County Commissioners Court passed a resolution opposing U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s border wall construction efforts in the Rio Grande Valley. Commissioners approved the...

CBP announces contract for 4 more miles of steel bollards in Starr County

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials announced another contract has been awarded for an additional 4 miles of bollard walls in Starr County, according...

Border wall lawsuit filed

The federal government filed a third lawsuit against a private landowner in Cameron County and it’s the second one targeting a homeowner in a...