Melissa del Bosque, The Border Chronicle, Nov. 16, 2021
"How a Texas butterfly sanctuary became the center of the resistance against Trump, Steve Bannon and the right-wing agenda at the border."
Gus Bova, Texas Observer, Oct. 5, 2021
"About 14 years ago, shortly after [registered nurse Pamela] Rivas inherited the land, the Bush administration moved to seize about an acre of her property for border wall construction. Many Texas landowners—...
Jorge Cancino, Patricia Clarembaux, Univision, June 17, 2021
"The announcement made last week by the governor of Texas, Greg Abbott, that he will implement an immigration plan on the southern border that includes continuing with the construction...
Paul J. Weber, Associated Press, June 11, 2021
"Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has offered no details on his plans to construct new barriers along the border with Mexico while also launching an aggressive campaign to arrest migrants —...
U.S. House of Representatives v. Mnuchin, CADC, Sept. 25, 2020
"The United States House of Representatives brought this lawsuit alleging that the Departments of Defense, Homeland Security, the Treasury, and the Interior, and the Secretaries of...
This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 04/30/2020
"On June 27, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published a notice in the Federal Register (84 FR 30745), requesting public comments regarding the construction...
State of Washington v. Trump
"The Court HEREBY ORDERS as follows: (1) Defendants’ decision to reprogram $88.96 million in military construction funds previously appropriated by Congress for the Bangor Project pursuant to 10 U.S.C. §...
Zolan Kanno-Youngs, New York Times, Dec. 26, 2019
"Eminent domain lawyers and scholars said in interviews that landowners along the border have limited options once they receive a request from the government. They can voluntarily allow the authorities...
Travis Bubenik, CNS, Dec. 10, 2019
"A federal judge on Tuesday issued a nationwide injunction blocking the Trump administration’s plan to use $3.6 billion in military construction money to build the president’s long-promised border...
GEN. MICHAEL HAYDEN and MATTHEW G. OLSEN, March 13, 2019
Gen. Michael Hayden (ret.) is the former director of the Central Intelligence Agency and National Security Agency.
Matthew G. Olsen is former director of the National Counterterrorism Center...
Just Security, Feb. 25, 2019
"A bipartisan group of 58 former U.S. government national security officials have submitted a Joint Declaration that directly challenges President Donald Trump’s proclamation of national emergency to allow the...
Maurice Sherif, The American Wall - "The American Wall, a photographic study and multidisciplinary critique of the steel wall being constructed along the U.S.-Mexico border. The purpose of the project is to raise public awareness and discussion about...
Cyrus Mehta, Dec. 4, 2017 - "Kate Steinle’s death was a senseless tragedy. On July 1, 2015, as she was walking along San Francisco’s Pier 14, a gun goes off and cuts her life short. She died in her father’s arms.
Jill Castellano and Rafael Carranza, USA TODAY Network, Oct. 23, 2017 - "In response to a Freedom of Information Act request, the USA TODAY Network obtained nearly 200 pages of emails sent to and from a CBP email address that was set up in March...
USA Today - "“Build the Wall.” Three words energized a campaign.
But could it be done? What would it cost? What would it accomplish? Our search for answers became this, a landmark new report, “The Wall.”
The task was...