Another article about people concerned about land seizures for a border wall. “This isn’t about Republicans or Democrats,” said Rusty Monsees, who owns 21 acres steps from the river. “We’re Texans.” Although he supports President Trump’s proposed border wall, he … Continue reading →
A little over 100 miles of the US/Mexico Border is found in Big Bend National Park. While it has been floated to perhaps build a wall. Most of those familiar with the area are opposed to a wall Steep canyons … Continue reading →
A site with some photo essays and other blog posts about the US Mexico border region, some great photos
The Federal Government brought along scientists to the wildlife refuges for reconnaissance on a wall, and then ignored the recommendations.
There are a few spots where the wall either cuts off or potentially will go over cemeteries. There is this cemetery and site with the underground railway near Pharr Also of interest to native americans Another cemetery near San Juan … Continue reading →
There is a report out that describes inconsistencies of deportations from ICE. Their conclusions are interesting: The current Administration has not faced the practical reality that it does not have the capacity to suddenly find, detain, and deport some 11 … Continue reading →
An updated story from Nogales particularly highlighting the importance of ports of entry for these communities and the effects even uncertainties of closing them can have on business.
The amount of new border fencing in Starr County has been reduced from 8 miles to 4 miles. This particularly helps Roma area where potential fencing plans were invasive.
There is a film about the border wall resistance and the border region. Here is the Indigogo site that raised money for it. It is being shown in McAllen on Earth Day Unclear from the website how else one could … Continue reading →
The Federal Government is building two additional tent cities on the border to hold detained migrants. One interesting aspect is that the government already has some existing detention facilities that are at low capacity, e.g. near San Antonio. Apparently, one … Continue reading →