Here is a collection of communities in border states that have passed resolutions opposing a border wall
The wall prototypes near San Diego are coming down. Apparently to make way for some additional fencing. Interestingly enough it doesn’t look like any new construction has adopted these prototypes (and is specifically not allowed in most recent funding bill), … Continue reading →
Another large drug seizure. Once again at a port of entry where a wall wouldn’t have changed things.
Continuation of a pattern of large groups of asylum seekers coming across near remote crossings and immediately getting detected was this group of 100+ near Lukeville Not long ago was another group of 242 These look like a direct effect … Continue reading →
A different type of border is envisioned in this article:
Some recent articles describing concern and coming fights over eminent domain Note that in Texas, eminent domain is not just an issue for border walls, but also recent judicial ruling about high speed rail It will be interesting to see … Continue reading →
Another example of overblown language on part of our president?
The following article from Time Magazine provides accounts from the border region.
What about the environmental effects? Concerns particularly include effects on biodiversity, e.g. preventing migration of animals and also habitat effects. Some of these habitat effects particularly get emphasized by recent work on building a wall through the National Butterfly center. … Continue reading →
Roma Texas seems like ground zero for discussions related to a border town. Several things come together here: First the community is relatively poor. Starr County has been listed as the poorest county in Texas with some 40% of residents … Continue reading →