Border wall

  • US Mexico Border Jan 20

    US Government Acquires City-Owned Land To Bolster Border Security

    Government to acquire city-owned land for $300,000 to improve border security and build and maintain wall.

  • Border wall Jan 16

    DHS Seeks Pentagon Funds for 270 Miles of Border Wall

    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, defense officials said Thursday.

    The officials said the request came in Wednesday, and the Pentagon is beginning what will be a two-week assessment to determine what will be approved.

  • Border wall Jan 10

    US Courts Rule for Border Walls Both Public and Private

    Crews could start building a private border wall in South Texas within the coming days following a federal judge’s ruling Thursday that lifted a restraining order against the project. U.S. District Judge Randy Crane’s order was the second federal ruling in two days in favor of border barriers. On Wednesday, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals lifted a...

  • Border wall Dec 21, 2019

    US Heads to Court to Build Trump Border Wall in Texas

    The U.S. government is ramping up its efforts to seize the private land it needs to build a border wall in South Texas. The Justice Department has filed three lawsuits so far this month against landowners in the Rio Grande Valley, the swath of border towns and farms at Texas’ southernmost point. Many more lawsuits are expected over the next...

  • Pentagon Dec 12, 2019

    Pentagon Watchdog Investigating $400M Border Wall Contract

    The Defense Department’s internal watchdog is investigating a $400 million border wall contract awarded to a firm that used multiple appearances on Fox News to push for the job. The Pentagon’s inspector general sent a letter Thursday to House Homeland Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson telling him the contract awarded to North Dakota-based firm Fisher Sand and Gravel Co. would be...

  • Apr 5, 2019

    Trump to Tour New Southern Border Fence in California

    President Donald Trump is visiting the border on Friday to tour a recently built portion of fence that he is holding up as the answer to stop a surge of migrant families coming to the U.S. in recent months.

  • Feb 26, 2019

    Workers Begin Removal of President Trump’s Border Wall Prototypes

    More construction is underway in Otay Mesa for President Donald Trump’s secondary border fence replacement project.

  • Feb 22, 2019

    Dems Will Vote to Block Trump’s Emergency Declaration

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday said the House will vote next week on a measure to block President Donald Trump from using a national emergency declaration to fund a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

  • Feb 14, 2019

    Senate Passes Funding Bill, Trump to Declare National Emergency

    The Senate passed a spending bill to fund the government through September Thursday 83-16. President Trump indicated that he would sign the bill and also declare a national emergency at the southern border at the same time in order to get his proposed wall built.

  • Feb 3, 2019

    Baby Found Safe After Car Stolen With Child Inside

    Police found a kidnapped 20-month-old toddler safe and still inside a stolen SUV which was parked on a street in Venice.

  • Feb 1, 2019

    Alerta de contaminacion en playas de Florida

  • Jan 23, 2019

    Shutdown Stalemate Continues Into 5th Week

    Senate Republicans released a 1,000-page bill they plan to vote on this week based on President Donald Trump’s latest offer to end the shutdown and provide funding for a border wall. Democrats rejected the plan, and insist reopening the government must come before any negotiation on wall funding.

  • Jan 22, 2019

    Senate Sets Up Showdown Votes on Shutdown Plans

    Senate leaders agreed to hold votes this week on dueling proposals to reopen shuttered federal agencies, forcing a political reckoning for senators grappling with the longest shutdown in U.S. history: Side with President Donald Trump or vote to temporarily end the shutdown and keep negotiating. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. set up the two showdown votes for Thursday, a...

  • Jan 13, 2019

    NC Extra: Hope for the Border Wall?

    NBC4’s Robert Kovacik talks with Chuck Todd of “Meet the Press” about the wall prospects of the being built not across the Mexico border but across the aisles between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif), Chuck Schumer (D- NY) and President Donald Trump. Plus, a look into 2020…will California Senator Kamala Harris and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti run for US...

  • Jan 11, 2019

    Government Shutdown Hinders Immigrants’ Asylum Cases

    The partial government shutdown over President Donald Trump’s demand for a border wall is playing havoc with the nation’s already backlogged immigration courts, forcing the postponement of hearings for thousands of immigrants. For some of those asking for asylum in the U.S., the impasse could mean years more of waiting — and prolonged separation from loved ones overseas — until...

  • Jan 11, 2019

    President Trump Says He Won’t Declare National Emergency ‘So Fast’

    President Donald Trump tamped down expectations that he is close to declaring a national emergency to get the money he desires to build his long-promised U.S.-Mexico border wall as a three-week impasse closing parts of the government continued on Friday. Meanwhile, some 800,000 federal employees, more than half still on the job, missed their first paycheck under a stoppage that...

  • Jan 10, 2019

    Trump Visits Southern Border to Make Case for a Border Wall

    President Donald Trump flew to Texas Thursday to tour the southern border and make the case for his proposed border wall. This comes as the federal government entered its 20th day of a partial shutdown. President Trump has refused to sign any bill that doesn’t include $5.7 billion in funding for the border wall.

  • Jan 10, 2019

    ‘Late Night’: A Closer Look at How Trump’s Wall Has Changed

    Seth Meyers takes a closer look at President Donald Trump’s primetime address on the government shutdown that he started over his border wall.

  • Jan 10, 2019

    Trump Pushes for Wall on Rio Grande Visit, Moves Closer to Declaring Emergency as Shutdown Talks Fall Apart

    President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to declare a national emergency to circumvent Congress if he can’t reach a deal with Democrats to fund his promised border wall. He headed to the U.S.-Mexico border to draw further attention to his case after negotiations with lawmakers blew up. The partial government shutdown dragged into a 20th day with hundreds of thousands...

  • Jan 9, 2019

    Trump Walks Out of Shutdown Meeting

    President Donald Trump on Wednesday walked out of a meeting with congressional leaders that was called to find a way to end the government shutdown. Trump called the meeting a waste of time, while one Democrat said Trump threw a “temper tantrum.”

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