Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Trump Shutdown Threat Over Border Wall Still Looming

On Wednesday, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that President Trump is firm in his commitment to construct his proposed border wall. Sanders claimed that the wall, a signature campaign promise during Trump’s 2016 campaign, is vital to the nation’s security and the immigration system. “The President has made no secret that this […]

DHS Circumvents Environmental Laws to Speed Border Wall Construction

On Tuesday, the Department of Homeland Security announced it would be waiving several environmental laws necessary to build the controversial wall with Mexico, citing a 2005 law. The Trump administration is circumventing numerous environmental laws, with the affected border segment being the area of San Diego. “The San Diego border area remains an area of […]

Feds Say Border Wall Prototypes to be Available by Late Summer

On Tuesday, the Department of Homeland Security said that prototypes of what sections on the border wall with Mexico will look like will be completed by late summer. Ronald Vitiello, acting deputy commissioner of Customs and Border Protection, said up to eight prototypes will be up by September so that DHS can decide which design […]

Dems Blast Trump for Risking Government Shutdown Over Border Wall

On Monday, Dems blasted President Trump for pushing for border wall funding despite the possibility of a government shutdown. Lawmakers must pass legislation by Friday night to keep the government open past April 28, but they are currently at an impasse with the White House. “Our appropriators were well on a path to resolving their […]

Donald Trump slanders Mexico, Mexicans in presidential announcement

In what turned out to be a gaudy stream-of-consciousness announcement yesterday in his signature skyscraper in Manhattan, billionaire real estate magnate and reality TV star Donald Trump added yet another line to his growing list of titles: Republican presidential candidate. The Donald, often speaking in third-person, made clear that he is not bent on winning […]

Guest Blogger Series: Hector Balderas “Why Cain’s Electrified Fence Is Not So Shocking”

An electrified fence. On the border. Designed to kill people. Along with “real guns with real bullets.” This is the immigration “plan” recently proposed by Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain. And he’s one of his party’s frontrunners. There’s no question that immigration is a serious issue that needs to be addressed. No one wants to […]