border wall

FILE - In this April 5, 2019, file photo, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection vehicle sits near the wall as President Donald Trump visits a new section of the border wall with Mexico in El Centro, Calif.
Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo, File
July 26, 2019 - 7:28 pm
By Jessica Gresko WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court cleared the way Friday for the Trump administration to tap billions of dollars in Pentagon funds to build sections of a border wall with Mexico. The court's five conservative justices gave the administration the greenlight to begin work on four...
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KYW Newsradio
Flashpoint
June 29, 2019 - 9:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the US-Mexico Border. This week we discuss the viral photo of Oscar Alberto Martinez and his 2-year-old daughter Valeria, who died while attempting to cross...
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FILE - In this Friday April 5, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks as he visits a new section of the border wall with Mexico in Calexico, Calif.
Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo, File
May 25, 2019 - 7:03 pm
By Daisy Nguyen and Elliot Spagat SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump from building key sections of his border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency, delivering what may prove a temporary setback on one of his highest priorities. U...
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International border line
Matt York/AP, file
May 15, 2019 - 11:27 am
PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. government plans on replacing barriers through 100 miles of the southern border in California and Arizona, including through a national monument and a wildlife refuge, according to documents and environmental advocates. The Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday again...
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 In this Jan. 28, 2019, file photo, acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan speaks with the media as he waits for the arrival of NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the Pentagon in Washington.
Alex Brandon/AP Photo
May 10, 2019 - 7:13 pm
By Robert Burns WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is shifting $1.5 billion in funds originally targeted for support of the Afghan security forces and other projects to help pay for construction of nearly 80 miles (130 kilometers) of wall at the U.S.-Mexican border, officials said Friday. Congress was...
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Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney
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Steve Tawa
April 12, 2019 - 2:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When Mayor Kenney heard that the Trump administration had reportedly considered releasing detainees to "Sanctuary Cities," to retaliate against political critics, he would have taken any and all sent this way. While the Washington Post reports the plan never...
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi
J. Scott Applewhite/AP
April 12, 2019 - 2:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he is considering sending "Illegal Immigrants" to Democratic strongholds — just hours after White House and Homeland Security officials said the idea had been discussed but quickly rejected. "Due to the fact that Democrats are unwilling to change...
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President Donald Trump
Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP
March 29, 2019 - 3:41 pm
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday threatened to close America's southern border or large sections of it next week, a potentially drastic step affecting the economies of both the U.S. and Mexico, if Mexico does not halt illegal immigration "immediately." "It could mean all...
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From left: Sen. Pat Toomey, Sen. Bob Casey
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Justin Udo
March 14, 2019 - 2:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The U.S. Senate voted Thursday afternoon on a resolution to reject President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration. It's not a big surprise that Senate Democrats voted for the measure, but 12 Republicans broke party lines to do the same, including Pennsylvania...
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In this March 13, 2019, photo, reporters pose questions to Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 13, 2019.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
March 14, 2019 - 9:00 am
UPDATED: 2:55 p.m. ___ WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-run Senate rejected President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the southwest border on Thursday, setting up a veto fight and dealing him a conspicuous rebuke as he tested how boldly he could ignore Congress in pursuit of...
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