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  • Difference Between El Paso's Old Border Wall And New Border Wall System

    10/22/2020 2:08:05 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 4 replies
    Youtube ^ | 10/21/20 | Julio Rosas
    Check out the wall in El Paso, Texas 
  • Border Wall System Update (as of 19 Oct 2020)

    10/19/2020 10:01:26 AM PDT · by BeauBo · 16 replies
    @USBPChief (twitter) ^ | 19 Oct 2020 | Chief Rodney Scott
    371 miles completed, 210 miles under construction, 157 miles under pre-construction (738 Total).
  • Mexican Immigrant Raped Child at Home of Family Who Was Hosting Him – Hardly Any Media Coverage

    10/18/2020 4:32:15 PM PDT · by USA Conservative · 18 replies
    Right Journalism ^ | 10.18.2020 | Natalie Dagenhardt
    A 25-year-old man was sentenced to 60 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl in Tomball on Jan. 21, 2018, according to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg. Glenis Dionicio Cordova-Lopez, also known as Fernando Lopez a Mexican immigrant, was sentenced Monday for aggravated assault of a child. He heard his sentence on Monday, October 12, 2020, by Judge Kelli Johnson, of the 178th Criminal District Court, in Harris County in Houston. “I want to thank the first Harris County jury since COVID began for showing up, listening to the testimony, reviewing all the evidence, and finding a...
  • Trump cases on census, asylum seekers, border wall head to Supreme Court Friday

    10/16/2020 10:57:06 AM PDT · by BeauBo · 7 replies
    WNEP News (Pennsylvania) ^ | October 16, 2020 | MARK SHERMAN and JESSICA GRESKO Associated Press Published
    Trump administration policies on the census, asylum seekers and the border wall, held illegal by lower courts, are on the Supreme Court's agenda Friday. The most pressing case before the justices when they meet privately, and by telephone because of the coronavirus pandemic, involves the census. They are considering the Trump administration's appeal to be allowed to exclude people living in the U.S. illegally from the population count that will be used to allocate seats in the House of Representatives — and by extension the Electoral College — among the states for the next 10 years. The administration wants the...
  • Migrant apprehensions up along border; CBP boss warns of impending wave of COVID-19 refugees

    10/15/2020 9:45:55 AM PDT · by BeauBo · 7 replies
    Border Report ^ | Oct 14, 2020 | Julian Resendiz
    Unauthorized immigration is creeping up along the southwest border despite emergency measures to prevent the illegal entry of people, especially amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The number of migrant apprehensions in September rose by more than 7,000 compared to August, which itself saw an increase of almost 9,100 arrests from the previous month. The Border Patrol and CBP detained a total of 57,674 unauthorized and inadmissible migrants this past September... U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan said those attempting to come into the country illegally are mostly single adult economic migrants from Mexico and other countries who’re disregarding...
  • Gallery: Border wall project plows ahead (Arizona)

    10/13/2020 3:17:23 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 6 replies
    Nogales International (Arizona) ^ | Oct 12, 2020 | Jonathan Clark
    Heavy machinery works on Sunday, Oct. 11 on an ongoing project to level a mountainside in the Coronado National Forest in preparation for construction of a segment of the Trump Administration’s border wall through western Santa Cruz County. The worksite seen here is just northwest of Border Monument 127, which marks the point at which the U.S.-Mexico border changes trajectory from an east-west orientation and angles northwest toward Yuma. A spokesman for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers previously told the NI that the mountainside seen here is being leveled by contractor Fisher Sand and Gravel to serve as a...
  • Despite Protests And Injunction, Work Continues On San Diego Border Wall

    10/13/2020 9:01:53 AM PDT · by BeauBo · 22 replies
    KPBS (San Diego) ^ | October 12, 2020 | Max Rivlin-Nadler
    That ruling hasn’t stopped construction. On Monday morning, KPBS saw construction equipment continue to work on the wall, east of Tecate where the Kumeyaay were protesting On Monday afternoon, a Customs and Border Protection spokesperson told KPBS that despite the court’s injunction ordering an immediate stop, “construction continues” on the border wall.
  • Border Wall System Update (12 Oct 2020)

    10/12/2020 9:30:05 AM PDT · by BeauBo · 25 replies
    @USBPChief (twitter) ^ | 12 Oct 2020 | Chief Rodney Scott
    360 miles completed, 221 miles under construction, 157 miles under pre-construction. (738 Total)
  • Wall goes up along NM border

    10/11/2020 5:50:22 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 40 replies
    Albuquerque Journal ^ | 10 Oct 2020 | MATTHEW REISEN
    The border wall is well underway in southern New Mexico. And James Johnson couldn’t be happier. The third-generation farmer, wearing sunglasses, blue jeans and dusty work boots, beamed as he talked about the wall that winds alongside the southern edge of his farm, about 12 miles west of Columbus. “It’s beautiful. I mean, we’re ecstatic,” Johnson, the owner of Carzalia farms, told the Journal... Just over a year ago, Johnson told the Journal he was “eager” to see the wall built and even granted the federal government an easement to get the ball rolling. Johnson said that construction began on...
  • Shift to Armed Human Smuggling in South Texas Worries Feds

    10/10/2020 11:19:48 AM PDT · by BeauBo · 5 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9 Oct 2020 | JAESON JONES
    Over the course of a week, law enforcement in Roma, Texas, documented two armed human smuggling incidents. One is particularly raising eyebrows among authorities. Most of Miguel Aleman, Tamaulipas, is now under the control of Los Zetas aka Cartel Del Noreste (CDN). This is leading to a shift in smuggling tactics. The first incident of concern took place on September 26, when a camera captured migrants crossing the border illegally. The image identified a red, four-door GMC truck. As law enforcement responded, the driver sped away until a bailout was performed. A search of the vehicle led to the seizure...
  • Appeals court blocks further construction on Trump border wall

    10/10/2020 10:44:39 AM PDT · by BeauBo · 51 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/10/20 | CELINE CASTRONUOVO
    The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday ruled that President Trump’s use of emergency powers to allocate millions of dollars in funding for the construction of a southern border wall was illegal, the latest blow to the Trump administration’s effort to limit immigration. In the 2-1 decision, the court upheld a December 2019 district court summary judgment in favor of a request from the advocacy groups the Sierra Club and the Southern Border Communities Coalition against Defense Secretary Mark Esper, acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf and “all persons acting under their direction ... from using military construction funds...
  • Border wall prototypes now nothing but abandoned rubble

    10/02/2020 12:31:28 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 9 replies
    Border Report ^ | Oct 1, 2020 | Salvador Rivera
    The Border Patrol stressed all the structures served a purpose - providing a basis for the current design being implemented throughout the U.S.-Mexico border. “U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) constructed eight different wall prototypes to be assessed and evaluated for performance, constructability, and deployability to satisfy the U.S. Border Patrol’s (USBP) operational requirements. At the conclusion of the testing and evaluation, the information gathered enabled USBP to select attributes which have been incorporated into the border barrier toolkit and may be applied to future construction project designs. Because this location is where CBP is constructing Secondary wall, the prototypes...
  • MSNBC Finally Realizes Trump Really Has Built New Border Wall

    10/01/2020 5:51:47 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 30 replies
    Media Research Center ^ | October. 1. 20 | Brad Wilmouth
    Over the past couple of years, much of the liberal media have tried to dismiss President Donald Trump's new border as not really "new" because there was already a barrier there, even though that barrier was shoddy, ineffective and sorely in need of redesign and replacement. On Thursday afternoon. MSNBC host Katy Tur and correspondent Jacob Soboroff admitted the error of their ways as they fretted over the "consequences" of the new and improved border wall. Tur introduced the segment: "weeks out from the election, NBC News found that so-called "replacement" isn't as insignificant as Democrats or some fact-checkers have...
  • Feds cite safety for Quitobaquito closing (Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument)

    09/30/2020 5:49:25 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 24 replies
    Cronkite News ^ | Sept. 29, 2020 | Claire Chandler
    The National Park Service cited public safety concerns for its decision this week to prohibit access to a sacred Tohono O’odham site, a move that comes amid rising tensions between border wall protestors and federal agents. Park service officials said the decision to shut down roads to the Quitobaquito Springs, posted Monday on a website for nearby Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, was made at the request of Customs and Border Protection, and referred questions to the border agency... The order comes a week after protestors and federal agents clashed during a demonstration at the site of border wall construction...
  • 2 new border wall contracts valued at half a billion dollars issued for Laredo, Texas

    09/30/2020 4:34:43 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 5 replies
    Border Report ^ | Sep 30, 2020 | Sandra Sanchez
    Two construction contracts valued at nearly half a billion dollars have been awarded to build 40 new miles of border wall in the South Texas city of Laredo, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials announced Wednesday. A $201 million contract for a 13-mile section of border wall to be built in Laredo was awarded to Southwest Valley Constructors Company, CBP and U.S. Army Corps of Engineer officials said. The other contract, worth $283 million for a 27-mile long stretch of a new border wall and the accompanying infrastructure system, was awarded to Fisher Sand & Gravel Company. Construction is scheduled...
  • Border Wall System Update (28 Sep 2020):

    09/28/2020 10:00:17 AM PDT · by BeauBo · 11 replies
    @USBPChief (twitter) ^ | 28 Sep 2020 | Chief Rodney Scott
    341 miles completed, 240 miles under construction, 157 miles under pre-construction (738 Total).
  • Border wall survey underway (Laredo, TX)

    09/27/2020 7:39:32 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 16 replies
    KGNS (LAREDO, Tex) ^ | Sep. 26, 2020 | KGNS
    Although the City of Laredo passed a resolution against a border wall and were sued by the federal government for access to survey land back in June, they ultimately agreed to allow the federal government to go in and survey land along the city property... On Thursday (24 Sep 2020), surveyors were seen working on behalf of the federal government... Congress appropriated 69 miles of border wall to be built in the Laredo sector. To date, 31 miles of border wall have been awarded to government contractors, but in the coming weeks the remainder of the 38 miles will be...
  • Border Wall System Update (21 Sep, 2020):

    09/21/2020 9:13:18 AM PDT · by BeauBo · 24 replies
    @USBPChief (twitter) ^ | 21 Sep, 2020 | Chief Rodney Scott
    331 miles completed, 250 miles under construction, 157 miles under pre-construction (738 Total).
  • Deputy Chief of U.S. Border Patrol visits new RGV border wall

    09/17/2020 11:26:07 AM PDT · by BeauBo · 8 replies
    Valley Central (Brownsville, TX) ^ | Sep 16, 2020 | Sydney Hernandez
    The Rio Grande Valley will soon have more than 100 miles of new border wall in various cities. The second highest ranking Border Patrol agent in the country visited the RGV to see the progress on border wall construction and tour with local agents... Ortiz is no stranger to the RGV, previously being stationed in the valley for five and a half years, serving as the Deputy Chief for the sector. “This was a very problematic area here for me when I was the Deputy Chief down here and I can already tell you we’ve seen a dramatic drop in...
  • San Diego 4 Border Barrier Project

    09/16/2020 6:40:41 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 20 replies
    Defense Visual Information Distribution Service (DVIDS) ^ | 16 Sep 2020 (from 4 Sep) | Robert DeDeaux
    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Pacific Border District contractors install panels along difficult terrain at the San Diego 4 border barrier project near San Diego, California, Sept. 4. (2020)