Arizona’s Border Wall Delayed After 2 Containers Topple

PHOENIX (AP) — An effort by Arizona Republican Gov. Doug Ducey to use shipping containers to close a 1,000-foot gap in the U.S.-Mexico border wall near Yuma suffered a brief setback when two stacked containers somehow toppled over.

  • Aug 17, 2022
  • 8:10 AM

US Pauses Plans for New Border Wall at Oceanfront Park

The Biden administration on Thursday agreed to pause plans for a double border wall that critics say would effectively destroy a 51-year-old oceanfront park that symbolizes the friendship between the United States and Mexico.

  • Aug 5, 2022
  • 12:55 PM

US to Fill Border Wall Gaps in Arizona for Safety Reasons

Border officials got the go-ahead on Thursday to fill four remaining gaps in the U.S.-Mexico wall near the southern Arizona community of Yuma to protect the safety of migrants and U.S. agents working there.

  • Jul 28, 2022
  • 5:14 PM

Mexican Woman Dies Entangled on Arizona Border Wall

Authorities are investigating the cause of death this week of a Mexican woman whose leg was entrapped while using a climbing harness and ended up hanging upside down on the border wall in eastern Arizona.

  • Apr 14, 2022
  • 3:41 PM

Biden to Return Diverted Border Wall Money, Spend Down Rest

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump’s signature border wall project would lose much of its funding as well as the fast-track status that enabled it to bypass environmental regulations under a Biden administration plan announced Friday.

  • Jun 11, 2021
  • 6:01 PM

Biden Halts Border Wall Building After Trump’s Final Surge

SAN DIEGO (AP) — In the days before Joe Biden became president, construction crews worked quickly to finish Donald Trump’s wall at an iconic cross-border park overlooking the Pacific Ocean, which then-first lady Pat Nixon inaugurated in 1971 as a symbol of international friendship.

  • Jan 22, 2021
  • 8:50 AM

Laredo Residents Join Together Against Construction of Border Wall

Standing in front of a large banner that read “Stand with vets. Stop the Wall. Defend Laredo,” members of the No Border Wall Coalition were accompanied by Veterans United Against the Wall and the local chapter of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC).

  • Sep 14, 2020
  • 1:13 PM

Questions and Answers on Status of Trump’s Border Wall

President Donald Trump is trying to keep his promised border wall with Mexico in the public eye during his reelection bid, touting it this week on a trip to Yuma, Arizona.

  • Aug 21, 2020
  • 12:17 PM

Tribal Leader: Work to Build Border Wall Hurts Sacred Land

PHOENIX (AP) — A Native American leader from Arizona grew emotional Wednesday as he told a congressional committee about the pain members of his tribe feel about U.S. officials blasting through land they consider sacred to build part of President Donald Trump’s wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

  • Feb 26, 2020
  • 7:39 PM

Winds Topple US Border Wall Being Built; It Falls in Mexico

CALEXICO, Calif. (AP) — A portion of border wall being built in California toppled in strong winds, falling on a busy street on the Mexican side, authorities said Thursday. No one was injured.

  • Jan 31, 2020
  • 8:04 AM

Courts Rule for Border Walls, Both Public and Private

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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.

  • Jan 9, 2020
  • 5:19 PM

Court to Decide if Private Border Wall Can Go Next to River

HOUSTON (AP) — For Tommy Fisher, a federal court hearing set for Thursday next to the U.S.-Mexico border could result in his company getting a chance to prove it can build President Donald Trump’s signature border wall faster and better than the government.

  • Jan 9, 2020
  • 5:45 AM

Texas Judge Orders Border Wall Fundraiser Not to Build

HOUSTON (AP) — A local judge in South Texas has ordered supporters of President Donald Trump not to build their planned private border wall on a section of land near the Rio Grande.

  • Dec 4, 2019
  • 4:17 PM

Trump’s Border Wall Threatens an Arizona Oasis With a Long, Diverse History

Quitobaquito’s history is worth preserving. It reveals an American past populated by people who do not fit into current rhetorical boxes.

  • Dec 4, 2019
  • 9:42 AM

Supreme Court: Trump Can Use Pentagon Funds for Border Wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court cleared the way for the Trump administration to tap billions of dollars in Pentagon funds to build sections of a border wall with Mexico.

  • Jul 27, 2019
  • 2:23 PM

Europe’s Refugee Crisis Explains Why Border Walls Don’t Stop Migration

As my doctoral research into Europe’s 2015-2016 refugee crisis shows, stricter border control doesn’t stop migration. Often, it makes it more dangerous.

  • Apr 13, 2019
  • 11:15 AM

Latinx Drag Queen Posts GRWM Video at Border Wall

“He is making up all of these lies of a huge border crisis and makes it seem like we are living in these times of war. There was nothing going on at the border. I was hanging out doing my makeup,” Lushious Massacr said.

  • Mar 8, 2019
  • 2:00 PM

Trump Declares National Emergency for Border Wall Funding

The announcement arrived after the U.S. Senate passed a border security plan yesterday to avert a government shutdown.

  • Feb 15, 2019
  • 12:15 PM

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