Border Wall

The Trump administration has taken multiple steps to try to prevent migrants, including those seeking safety, from coming to the U.S. from Central America.
The two professors behind the project say it recognizes "that the actions that take place on one side have a direct consequence on the other side."
The ruling allows President Donald Trump to use $2.5 billion in Pentagon funds for wall construction along the U.S.-Mexico border.
It was an unusual victory for the Trump administration, even if a temporary one.
The Senate Minority Leader said during a visit to a detention center last week conditions were "awful," "inhumane" and "heartbreaking."
Beginning Tuesday, asylum seekers who pass through another country first will be ineligible for asylum at the U.S. southern border.
"The level of your hypocrisy is amazing. You laud your immigrant journey while doing nothing to stop the cruelty at our southern border," replied one Twitter user.
Mary Catherine Ford's ancestor Clayton Triggs opened the Manzanar War Relocation Center. She agrees detained migrants are in "concentration camps."
The Senate passed its own bill Wednesday aimed at addressing the humanitarian crisis on the border. Republicans say Democrats have no choice but to swallow it.
Sen. Mitch McConnell and other lawmakers agreed on a $4.6 billion deal to house and care for immigrant refugees crossing the Mexico border.
The Senate Minority Leader mockingly tweeted it was “an historic night.”
A milelong stretch in Calexico, California, will be painted black to the tune of $150,000, an official confirmed.
Mexican and U.S. officials claimed progress after talks on Wednesday, but President Donald Trump said it was "not nearly enough" to stave off import taxes.
A 5% tariff on goods from Mexico — including avocados — comes into effect on June 10.
The group, We Build the Wall, announced this week that it was erecting a one-mile stretch of wall in Texas and New Mexico.
The Catholic leader told Mexico's Televisa that he is willing to personally tell the president that it is wrong to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
GOP Rep. Chip Roy objected to what would have been a unanimous bill because it did not have funding for the southern U.S. border.
The executive taking funds for a purpose not approved by Congress "does not square with fundamental separation of powers principles," the judge wrote.
The Pentagon informed Congress this week that it would redirect some $1.5 billion to pay for a section of the U.S.-Mexico border wall.