Tag: Border Wall
Just one day after news broke that Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas had greenlit the construction of new border wall in Starr County — waiving 26 federal laws in the process — both local and federal officials have been left with questions.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Monday published a letter seeking input on a proposal to build up to 20 miles of new border wall in Starr County.
Two men pleaded guilty this week to stealing more than $1.5 million in border wall panels from a Pharr construction site.
A study conducted by the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has found that support for border wall construction has grown as support for Republicans here has also strengthened.
McALLEN — A man who allegedly helped steal more than $1.5 million in border wall panels from a construction site in Pharr last fall was freed on $30,000 bond Wednesday.
Weslaco police have charged a member of the family who owns the land where the private border wall is located in Mission with intoxication manslaughter on Friday.
When several people tried to climb the border wall with bundles of marijuana in Brownsville, they didn’t know they were being watched.
A man suspected of stealing steel designated for border wall construction was formally indicted June 14 in McAllen.
Last week marked the end of a more than two-year dispute between the federal government and the builders of a private border wall that went up just feet from the banks of the Rio Grande in 2020.
The federal government’s two-and-a-half year long lawsuit against the builders of a private border wall south of Mission came to an end Tuesday morning when prosecutors filed a stipulation for dismissal in federal court.