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President Trump Puts Jared Kushner In Charge Of Border Wall Construction: Report

President Trump Puts Jared Kushner In Charge Of Border Wall Construction: Report

JASON HOPKINS IMMIGRATION AND POLITICS REPORTER . The president reportedly tapped his son-in-law Jared Kushner to lead the administration’s effort to complete hundreds of miles of border wall before the end of 2020. President Donald Trump, frustrated over a lack of progress, tapped Kushner, a White House senior adviser, to expedite work on the U.S.-Mexico border […]

Trump Admin To Seize Private Land For Border Wall Construction: Report

Trump Admin To Seize Private Land For Border Wall Construction: Report

JASON HOPKINS IMMIGRATION AND POLITICS REPORTER . The Trump administration is reportedly preparing to submit court filings to take over private land on the U.S.-Mexico border, allowing border wall construction to move forward. White House senior adviser Jared Kushner met with administration and military officials Friday. He discussed government takeover of private land along the Texas […]

Tax Illegal Immigration

Tax Illegal Immigration

  By Richard Colman, The California Political News and Views   A wall along the American-Mexican border, according to a 2017 Reuters report, would cost $21.6 billion and take 3.5 years to build.  In 2018, there were an estimated 500,000 illegal border crossings into the United States.  If there are 500,000 such crossings each year, […]

Clinton-Appointed Judge Rules Trump’s Emergency Funding For Border Wall Unlawful

Clinton-Appointed Judge Rules Trump’s Emergency Funding For Border Wall Unlawful

JASON HOPKINS IMMIGRATION AND POLITICS REPORTER   A Texas federal judge ruled President Donald Trump’s emergency funding for a southern border wall to be unlawful, the latest roadblock in the administration’s attempt to build hundreds of miles of barrier. Judge David Briones, who was appointed by President Bill Clinton to serve on the U.S. District Court for […]

The Trump Administration Wants 450 Miles Of Border Wall By 2020

The Trump Administration Wants 450 Miles Of Border Wall By 2020

JASON HOPKINS IMMIGRATION AND POLITICS REPORTER   Customs and Border Protection acting Commissioner Mark Morgan said Tuesday that the administration has built 71 miles of new border wall, and plans to build about 450 miles of new wall by the end of next year.  Morgan said walls not only make it easier to apprehend illegal aliens […]

Supreme Court Allows Trump To Build 100 Miles Of Wall With Military Funds

Supreme Court Allows Trump To Build 100 Miles Of Wall With Military Funds

. Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter . The Supreme Court lifted lower court orders barring the administration from using $2.5 billion in military funds to finance construction of the border wall in a Friday evening decision. The ruling, called a stay, allows the government to start construction on 100 miles of border wall while […]

The Border Wall Fight Just Got To The Supreme Court

The Border Wall Fight Just Got To The Supreme Court

. Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter . The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court for clearance to begin constructing 100 miles of fencing through drug-smuggling corridors along the U.S.-Mexico border. The Friday request comes after U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam forbade the administration from using $2.5 billion in military funds for border wall construction. The 9th […]

Federal Judge Blocks Billions Of Dollars For Border Wall Funding

Federal Judge Blocks Billions Of Dollars For Border Wall Funding

. Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter   A federal judge in California barred the Trump administration Friday night from reallocating $2.5 billion to construct border barriers. U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam, an Obama appointee, expanded an earlier order and forbade the government from moving forward with specific border wall projects in Arizona, California, New […]

Trump Admin Pushes Back On Report Claiming They’ve Built Less Than 2 Miles Of Wall |

Trump Admin Pushes Back On Report Claiming They’ve Built Less Than 2 Miles Of Wall |

  Amber Athey | White House Correspondent   The Trump administration is disputing a new report that claims they’ve built less than 2 miles of border wall with nearly $2 billion in funding. Bloomberg reported Wednesday that the U.S. government has managed to erect just 1.7 miles of bollard fencing with the $1.57 billion appropriated by Congress […]

REBUKED: Senate Republicans Turn On Trump Over National Emergency

REBUKED: Senate Republicans Turn On Trump Over National Emergency

    Saagar Enjeti | White House Correspondent    Twelve Republican senators voted Thursday to rebuke President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the southern border in a major embarrassment to the White House. The senators joined their Democratic colleagues in passing a resolution, which notes official congressional disapproval of Trump’s declaration of a national […]

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