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Immigration Law

CBP Responds to Public Comments Regarding the Construction of Border Wall within Certain Areas in the Rio Grande Valley, Texas

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 of border wall within the Rio Grande Valley in Starr County, Texas, including within the cities of Roma, Escobares, La Grulla, Rio Grande City, and the census-designated place of Salineño, Texas (the Affected Areas). CBP also requested comments on potential impacts to the environment, historical preservation, culture, quality of life, and commerce, including socioeconomic impacts from the construction of primary border wall in the Affected Areas. This document provides CBP’s responses to the comments received as well as CBP’s plans for construction in the Affected Areas, as required by section 232(b) of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019."