A CNN article pointed out that some border security experts want a border fence, not a border wall as President Trump has talked about on the campaign trail and after his election. The difference is a metal fence compared to a concrete wall, where a concrete wall would be more expensive.
After President Trump’s travel delay of people coming from seven countries, which is being disputed in the courts, NBC News took the liberty of reporting how some African asylum seekers went to “risk [a] perilous winter trek” to seek residence in America by way of Canada. Because these asylum seekers were denied asylum and refused […]
From the Free Beacon: Arrests along the southern border of illegal immigrants rose in February as congressional leaders warn that the United States could face a record-breaking surge of illegal immigrants in 2016, according to statistics issued late Wednesday by the Department of Homeland Security. More than 26,000 illegals, mostly adults, were arrested at the […]
Texas is not too happy about the proposed slash in funding for drone surveillance of the border. Photo by North Charleston
So, why aren’t we arming or at least trying to protect our border? But, it also brings up a good point about the demand for drugs from Latin America, which only fuels efforts to smuggle drugs into the U.S., like this tunnel discovery shows.
2/21/2017 - Border Wall, or Border Fence? CNN Notes Difference of Opinion between Trump, Government Experts
2/14/2017 - NBC News: Illegal Immigrants ‘Risk Perilous Winter Trek’ to get to America
3/11/2016 - Increase of Mexico Border Arrests This Year Compared to Last Year, Warns Congress
2/2/2016 - Texas Asks Homeland Security to Not Cut Funding on Drone Surveillance on the Border
4/9/2015 - Border Tunnel Discovered: Mexican Military Halts Drug Tunnel Construction along Border