Critics say it’s a political gimmick. It’s unclear when, or if, the administration can erect the steel barrier through the Rio Grande Valley.
Activists are concerned that the Trump administration will circumvent congressional prohibitions against building a barrier through the South Texas preserve.
The federal government’s efforts threaten to cut off access to much of the Valley’s natural beauty and forever alter life along the river.
The creative duo recently went viral for the pink seesaws they installed at the border wall near El Paso.
A recent poll of Texas voters shows opinions about President Trump’s wall depend on where in the state you live.
The House has passed legislation authored by the San Antonio Democrat to take on President Trump in a constitutional battle.
The Texas Democrat is preparing a resolution to terminate the emergency declaration and already has 60 co-sponsors in Congress.
The president also seemed focused on a nearby counter-protest featuring Beto O’Rourke.
Congress already funded some wall construction last fiscal year.
Because after Trump crowed about the city’s wall, Fox News announced a ”Battle for the Border” town hall—in a city 144 miles from Mexico.