border wall

Boys look through an older section of the border structure.
Gregory Bull/AP, file
February 13, 2019 - 6:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump isn't showing his hand yet. But with little Washington appetite for another shutdown, he's expected to grudgingly accept an agreement that would keep the government open but provide just a fraction of the money he's been demanding for his Mexican border wall...
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The U.S. government is preparing to begin construction of more border walls and fencing in South Texas' Rio Grande Valley, likely on federally-owned land set aside as wildlife refuge property.
Eric Gay/AP Photo, Pool, File
February 12, 2019 - 12:13 pm
By Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — The nonprofit National Butterfly Center has asked a federal judge to stop border wall activity on its property as the Trump administration gears up to build new barriers in South Texas and may soon win funding for more. In a motion filed late...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in Washington.
Evan Vucci/AP
February 12, 2019 - 11:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Under mounting pressure from his own party, President Donald Trump appeared to be grudgingly leaning toward accepting an agreement Tuesday that would head off a threatened second government shutdown but provide just a fraction of the money he's been demanding for his Mexican...
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Rep. Kay Granger, R-Texas, ranking member of the House Appropriations Committee, speaks to reporters as she arrives for a closed-door meeting at the Capitol, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in Washington.
Andrew Harnik/AP Photo
February 12, 2019 - 7:42 am
By Andrew Taylor and Alan Fram, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional negotiators reached agreement to prevent a government shutdown and finance construction of new barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, overcoming a late-stage hang-up over immigration enforcement issues that had...
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., talks to reporters during a news conference a day after a bipartisan group of House and Senate bargainers met to craft a border security compromise.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
February 01, 2019 - 8:52 am
By Alan Fram and Andrew Taylor, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has declared that there'll be no "wall money" in any compromise border security deal as she and President Donald Trump signaled that congressional negotiators may never satisfy his demands for his...
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., talks to reporters during a news conference a day after a bipartisan group of House and Senate bargainers met to craft a border security compromise.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
January 31, 2019 - 12:56 pm
By Andrew Taylor and Alan Fram, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi took a hard line Thursday against funding President Donald Trump's long-stalled border wall, a move that could gridlock Capitol Hill negotiations that just got underway. "There's not going to be any wall...
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In this Jan. 25, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.
Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo
January 31, 2019 - 9:50 am
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — No televised roundtables with Cabinet secretaries. No freewheeling speeches from the Oval Office. No shouted comments on his way to Marine One. Where's the president? While the federal government is open once again, President Donald Trump has...
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In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo, a woman takes a photo by the border fence between San Diego, Calif., and Tijuana, as seen from Mexico.
Daniel Ochoa de Olza/AP, file
January 30, 2019 - 7:40 am
UPDATED: 12:45 p.m. WASHINGTON (AP) — Capitol Hill negotiators are hopeful of an agreement as they officially kick off talks Wednesday on a homeland security spending bill stalled over funding for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall. Left on their own, the seasoned House and Senate...
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A migrant sits with his children as they wait to hear if their number is called to apply for asylum in the United States, at the border, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, in Tijuana, Mexico.
Gregory Bull/AP Photo
January 28, 2019 - 6:45 am
UPDATED: 12:39 p.m. By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said the odds congressional negotiators will craft a deal to end his border wall standoff with Congress are "less than 50-50." As hundreds of thousands of furloughed federal workers prepared to return to...
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A TSA worker checks hands an identification card back to a traveler, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle.
Ted S. Warren/AP Photo
January 26, 2019 - 8:52 am
By Jill Colvin, Lisa Mascaro and Zeke Miller, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Submitting to mounting pressure, President Donald Trump has signed a bill to reopen the government for three weeks, backing down from his demand that Congress give him money for his border wall before federal agencies...
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