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  • Border Wall System Update (as of 13 July 2020)

    07/13/2020 1:29:18 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 25 replies
    @USBPChief (twitter) ^ | 13 July, 2020 | Chief Rodney Scott
    235 miles completed, 342 miles under construction, 161 miles under pre-construction. (738 Total)
  • TRUMP in Arizona on June 23 to Mark the Completion of 220+ Miles of New Border Wall [1 minute video at link]

    07/06/2020 3:31:27 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 2 replies
    Twitter ^ | Jun 23, 2020 | President Donald J Trump
    Click Here to watch a GREAT 1 minute Twitter video of 240+ miles of new border wall
  • Holcombe Mixers Joins $1.3 Billion Border Wall Project In Yuma, Arizona

    07/06/2020 2:43:13 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 36 replies
    PR Web ^ | JULY 06, 2020 | Holcombe Mixers
    The new alliance between Holcombe Mixers, Fisher Sand and Gravel Co. and Caterpillar Inc. is the latest strategic collaboration to accelerate completion of the border wall. “Working with Holcombe Mixers has been a game changer,” said Tommy Fisher, President and CEO of Fisher Sand and Gravel. “We made a commitment to President Trump, the Department of Homeland Security, and the US Army Corps of Engineers to get the wall up faster, and do it financially smarter. Generally, you’re pouring 2-5 loads per day. With Holcombe Mixers, we can pour 20-25 loads of fresh concrete each day and not have to...
  • Death Toll of Cartel Gunmen in Mexican Border City Shootout Rises to 16

    07/05/2020 10:01:04 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 19 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5 Jul 2020 | ILDEFONSO ORTIZ and BRANDON DARBY
    Mexican military forces killed a total of 16 gunmen from a faction of Los Zetas in the border city of Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas... The shootout took place on Friday early morning in the Los Fresnos neighborhood when members of the Mexican army were patrolling the streets of Nuevo Laredo. The soldiers encountered a convoy of SUVs filled with cartel gunmen in military-style uniforms, Breitbart Texas initially reported... The deceased gunmen are believed to be members of a paramilitary group known as Hell’s Troops or Tropa del Infierno. The group is part of the Cartel Del Noreste faction of Los Zetas....
  • WATCH: Checking in on Trump's border wall

    07/05/2020 7:08:36 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 11 replies
    Sharyl Attkisson ^ | 07/05/2020 | Sharyl Attkisson
    Building the wall was a top promise of the Trump campaign along with getting Mexico to pay for it. Well, Mexico hasn’t paid but some wall has been built with more progress made since summer after the Supreme Court ruled President Trump and use military funds. For a reality check on the wall we head to the Tucson Sector in Arizona, covering 262 border miles, and one of the busiest for illegal immigrants and drugs.
  • CBP taps Anduril for virtual border sentinel system

    07/02/2020 12:36:03 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 26 replies
    Federal Computer Week ^ | Jul 02, 2020 | Mark Rockwell
    Customs and Border Protection plans to deploy up to 200 autonomous surveillance towers as it expands its work with the portable, off-the-grid systems into a program of record. The towers, supplied by contractor Anduril, are designed as unmanned sentinels along the Southern border with Mexico that operate autonomously in remote areas where grid power is not available. The agency has been testing the technology for a couple of years. CBP tested four of the towers in the San Diego region in early 2018, and has bought 56 additional towers since, it said in its statement. Ultimately, CBP wants to procure...
  • Judge strikes down Trump administration rule denying asylum to most migrants at southern border

    07/01/2020 7:07:04 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 20 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07 01 2020 | Harper Neidig
    A federal judge late Tuesday night struck down a Trump administration rule that banned most migrants from receiving asylum at the southern border with Mexico. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Kelly said the administration failed to follow the procedural law governing how regulations can be implemented, which requires advance notice and a period for the public to comment on the proposal. "These procedures are not a mere formality," Kelly, who was appointed by President Trump, said in his opinion. The rule was implemented last year by the Justice Department and Homeland Security in an attempt to crack down on migrants...
  • Border Wall System Update (29 Jun 20)

    06/29/2020 10:09:08 AM PDT · by BeauBo · 23 replies
    @USBPChief (twitter) ^ | 29 Jun 2020 | Chief Rodney Scott
    222 miles completed, 333 miles under construction, 183 miles under pre-construction. (738 Total)
  • AnnCoulter: Covid-infected Mexicans arrive at border, get helicoptered to hospitals in CA; MSM: ‘CA Re-Opening Leads to Surge in Covid!’

    06/28/2020 8:32:46 AM PDT · by rintintin · 13 replies
    Ann Coulter Twitter ^ | June 27 2020 | Ann Coulter
    Covid-infected Mexicans arrive at Southern border, get helicoptered to hospitals in California. MSM HEADLINE: CA Re-Opening Leads to Surge in Covid cases! BREAKING NEWS - Covid in Riverside County https://youtu.be/q2CtjwfFC6s
  • Trump can't divert military funds for border wall, federal appeals court says

    06/26/2020 11:33:25 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 78 replies
    CNN ^ | June 26, 2020 | Priscilla Alvarez
    The Trump administration doesn't have the authority to divert Pentagon funds to construct additional barriers on the US-Mexico border, a federal appeals court ruled Friday, days after President Donald Trump's visit to a section of the wall in Arizona. In a 2-1 ruling, the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals said that the transfer of $2.5 billion circumvented Congress, which holds the authority to appropriate money.
  • Trump broke the law by using military money for border wall, appeals court rules

    06/26/2020 11:50:57 AM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 73 replies
    LA Times ^ | June 26, 2020 | Maura Dolan
    A federal appeals court decided 2-1 Friday that the Trump administration violated the law when it used military funds to build a wall on the Mexican border. The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals said the power of the purse belongs to Congress, and the administration lacked constitutional authority to transfer the military money. Two Democratic appointees were in the majority. A Trump appointee dissented.
  • VIDEO: MSNBC Reporter Concerned New Wall Will Inconvenience Border Crossers

    06/25/2020 9:33:40 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 17 replies
    YouTube ^ | June 25, 2020 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEO Um, isn't the purpose of a border wall to make it harder (or more inconvenient) to illegally cross the border? However, that seems to be the concern of this MSNBC reporter, Jacob Soboroff. He is also concerned about coronavirus crossing the border. NEWSFLASH!!! By making it harder for people to cross the border, the new border wall is also making it harder for coronavirus to cross the border.
  • MSNBC's Soboroff Frets New Wall Will Inconvenience Illegal Immigrants

    06/25/2020 7:06:03 AM PDT · by kevcol · 7 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | June 25, 2020 | Brad Wilmouth
    On Tuesday morning, correspondents on both CNN and MSNBC While CNN's John Harwood tried to downplay the significance of the new wall by noting that most of it was replacing a barrier that was already there, MSNBC's Jacob Soboroff went in the opposite direction as he predicted that it would have "drastic effects" as it would "force" illegal immigrants to cross into the U.S. in "more dangerous and deadly territory."
  • Trump Lauds Border Wall as 'Really Foolproof' During Arizona Visit

    06/24/2020 5:23:03 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 33 replies
    Voice of America ^ | June 24, 2020 | Steve Herman
    U.S. President Donald Trump praised what he described as a “powerful and comprehensive” wall along the nation’s southern border Tuesday, highlighting one of the key promises from his successful election campaign four years ago to secure the U.S. borders. A day after ordering tighter restrictions on a variety of visa categories, Trump visited a new section of the border wall in the southwestern U.S. state of Arizona. After signing a plaque on the imposing slatted black wall at San Luis, the president, in response to a question from VOA described the new construction as “really foolproof.”  “You have everything you...
  • Remarks by President Trump in Press Gaggle After the Commemoration of the 200th Mile of New Border Wall | San Luis, AZ

    06/23/2020 5:37:15 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 4 replies
    whitehouse.gov ^ | June 23, 2020 | President Donald J Trump
    San Luis, Arizona12:46 P.M. MSTQ Can I ask question on the wall: How’s it looking?THE PRESIDENT: I think it’s great. It’s great. It’s going to be — it’s really foolproof. It’s solid steel. It’s rebar and concrete inside the steel. So we have a very heavy concrete inside the steel. And inside the concrete, we have rebar. So you have everything you could have. It’s what they wanted, and that’s what we did.Any questions?Q Mr. President, with all the problems that we’re facing right now, why are you determined to end DACA at this time — with unemployment, with...
  • 200 Judges, 200 Miles of Border Wall

    06/23/2020 4:48:17 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 20 replies
    Today President Trump visited the wall in Arizona, and will be celebrating 200 miles of border wall. Also this week Cory Wilson is to be confirmed as Trump's 200th judicial confirmation. 2 International Trade Court judges 143 District Court judges 53 Circuit Court judges 2 Supreme Court justices 200 Judges, 200 miles of Border Wall
  • Border Wall System Update (as of 22 Jun 20)

    06/22/2020 8:33:11 AM PDT · by BeauBo · 26 replies
    @USBPChief (twitter) ^ | 22 June 2020 | Chief Rodney Scott
    216 miles completed, 339 miles under construction, 183 miles under pre-construction. (738 Total)
  • President Trump’s Arizona visit (Tues) to begin with survey of border wall in Yuma

    06/19/2020 6:16:34 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 28 replies
    KOLD (Tucson) ^ | 19 June 2020 | KOLD News 13 Staff
    President Donald Trump is coming to Arizona for a visit Tuesday, June 23. The White House confirmed on Friday, June 19, that Trump would be in Yuma to survey the border wall and mark the completion of the first 200 miles of the border wall system. Before his tour of the wall, Trump will participate in a roundtable discussion with community and elected leaders on border security. Joining the President in Yuma will be Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf, Acting Deputy DHS Secretary Ken Cuccinelli, CBP Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan, and other officials. Following his Yuma visit, President Trump will...
  • Border Wall System Update (15 June 2020)

    06/15/2020 4:13:35 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 20 replies
    @USBPChief (twitter) ^ | 15 June 2020 | Chief Rodney Scott
    210 miles completed, 306 miles under construction, 222 miles under pre-construction.
  • 210 Miles of Border Walls Completed So Far in Border Wall System Project

    06/15/2020 10:55:46 AM PDT · by re_tail20 · 21 replies
    Customs and Border Protection ^ | June 15, 2020 | Chief Rodney Scott
    210 Miles of Border Walls Completed 306 Miles of Border Walls Under Construction 222 Miles of Border Walls Under Pre- Construction 300,000 Tons of Steel Used So Far 444,000 Tons of Concrete Used So Far