Laredo, Texas– Zapata county officials have denied the ‘Rights of Entry’ to border patrol for environmental studies for the construction of the border wall, but — landowners know the fight’s not over.
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Laredo, Texas– The Rio Grande International Study is hosting a rally and march against the border wall.
Austin, Texas– Congressman Henry Cuellar voted against the final spending bill that includes over a billion dollars toward the construction of the border wall.
Mission, Texas — Activists are celebrating a judicial victory in their efforts to stop the construction of a border wall in Mission. This dispute is against a private group that has constructed similar structures in other parts of Texas.
Mission, Texas — “We build the wall” is an organization dedicated to the construction of the border wall…They are currently working on a project in the city of Mission which has caused controversy among some activists.
McAllen, Texas — The acting secretary of homeland security chad wolf came to the valley this afternoon to see first hand the construction of the border wall.
The city of Mission and Donna have received letters from U.S. Customs and Border Protection asking to survey land for the construction and expansion of the border wall. A local chapel is among the properties the government has requested access. Among the letter obtained by Fox News, CBP is asking for access to certain properties […]
On Monday several mayors from Starr County met with various federal agencies to discuss the future of the border wall in the county. Escobares Mayor Noel Escobar tells Fox News that federal officials told him and other mayors that the border wall will be a ballard fence and it will be 18 feet tall. Although he is […]
LULAC president Roger Rocha is facing criticism for endorsing President Donald Trump’s immigration framework which includes a border wall. Rocha is the leader of one of the oldest Latino civil rights organization in the U.S. Last week Rocha wrote a letter to President Donald Trump stating the civil rights group support Trump’s plan for a […]
Authorities at the National Butterfly Center have proposed to file a lawsuit against homeland security. Fox News cameras were rolling as the owners of the center, located next to the Rio Grande River, confronted Border Patrol about their work in preparation for the Border Wall. According to Marian Trevino Wright, the director of the center, […]
BROWNSVILLE (KFXV) — Brownsville city commissioners have passed a resolution against the border wall. Commissioners cited that the majority of residents are against the construction project, and the millions of dollars allocated for its construction could be better served in other areas of Brownsville. According to city commissioners, the resolution is merely symbolic, and issued […]
MCALLEN (KFXV) — Earning 380 dollars every two weeks, Annette Rodriguez feels uncertain knowing that her main food source, the SNAP program, could be taken away. Thanks to SNAP she’s been able to provide a meal for her family for 21 years, Rodriguez along with her sister and mom are part of the 40 million […]
BROWNSVILLE (KFXV) — Late last night, border patrol agents stopped a group of undocumented immigrants and made a separate lucky discovery when tracking a group near Brownsville. According to Border Patrol, when searching for a group of undocumented people, agents found six bundles of marijuana totalling more than 300 pounds, abandoned near the border wall. […]
Brownsville (KFXV) — One local man is continuing his bid to become the construction company chosen by the federal government to build the proposed border wall. Don Cameron, a Brownsville resident, completed a second prototype he is presenting to the government. Cameron constructed this second prototype on his land,and says securing both sides of the […]
Mcallen Mayor Jim Darling has reversed his stance on calls for building a border wall. In a letter to the Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, Darling says that its support for the structure came from the mistaken belief, FEMA would release portions of property to owners. He says although he has been generally […]
Cameron County (KFXV) — In Cameron County, a group of contractors are hoping to get President Trump’s attention. Several contractors are down in the valley in the process of building a border wall model they hope, President Trump will look at and possibly choose as the new wall between the U.S. and Mexico. Four contractors […]
U.S (KFXV) — New reports indicate the number of people crossing over illegally into the U.S. is slowing down. The focus now turns to eradicating gangs across the U.S — like the, MS-13. Trump thanked several law enforcement agencies for the arrest of nearly 400 gang members in the country. Five months after the start […]
MISSION (KFXV) — Grassroots organization LUPE gathered at Mission’s city hall to deliver a petition condemning the border wall to city council during a regularly scheduled meeting today. In a statement released by LUPE, the organization cites a recent Washington Post article where mayor Beto Salinas spoke out about it’s disapproval. The petition asks Mayor […]