Border Wall

More sections of the 30-foot high "bollard style wall" between the United States and Mexico are seen being constructed heading west from the Yuma Levee Road, in the proximity of County 8th Street, in the direction of the Colorado River, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020 in Yuma, Ariz.. In the background is the U.S. Port of Entry at Andrade, Calif., where additional sections of the wall are seen being constructed. (Randy Hoeft/The Yuma Sun via AP)
Associated Press
October 19, 2020 - 8:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear the Trump administration's appeal of a lower court ruling that it improperly diverted money to build portions of the border wall with Mexico. The high court has previously allowed construction to continue, even after a federal appeals court...
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Government contractors erect a section of Pentagon-funded border wall along the Colorado River, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019 in Yuma, Ariz. The 30-foot high wall replaces a five-mile section of Normandy barrier and post-n-beam fencing, shown at left, along the the International border that separates Mexico and the United States. Construction began as federal officials revealed a list of Defense Department projects to be cut to pay for President Donald Trump's wall. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Associated Press
September 11, 2019 - 10:22 pm
YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — On a dirt road past rows of date trees, just feet from a dry section of Colorado River, a small construction crew is putting up a towering border wall that the government hopes will reduce — for good — the flow of immigrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally. Cicadas...
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kids on seesaw at U.S. Mexico border
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July 30, 2019 - 3:47 pm
(KFTK) — Two artists installed teeter-totters along the Southern U.S. border in New Mexico to create a binational playground. Ronald Rael, an architecture professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and Virginia San Fratello, an associate professor of design at San Jose State University...
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May 06, 2019 - 12:33 pm
ARIZONA (KFTK) - A man travelling from Mexico to the United States admitted to paying a Guatemalan family the equivelant of $130 to essentially "rent" their 8-year-old son. According to a federal indictment , Maynor Velasquez Molina said he used the boy to het into the U.S. because he was told it...
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Fencing along U.S.-Mexico border
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March 26, 2019 - 1:53 pm
WASHINGTON (KFTK) — The Pentagon approved the transfer of up to $1 billion in military funds Monday night to go toward building a wall along the Southern U.S. border; however, Democrats rejected this motion during a House Armed Services Committee meeting Tuesday. Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
March 15, 2019 - 9:38 am
JJ Carafano believes that a vote against President Trump’s national emergency declaration is indefensible from a constitutional standpoint. So what happened with the 12 GOP senators who voted against the President? Carafano also discusses the horrific tragedy in New Zealand. He doubles down on the...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
March 15, 2019 - 8:40 am
Senator Roy Blunt is facing some backlash for his vote against President Trump’s emergency declaration. Senator Blunt maintains that, in the end, the President will still get exactly what he wants and that he fully supports the President. Then why would he vote against his efforts? He explains his...
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March 14, 2019 - 12:35 pm
WASHINGTON (KFTK) — Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) announced Thursday that he will not support President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. In a statement released early Thursday, Romney said “I will vote today for the resolution of disapproval. This is a...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
March 14, 2019 - 9:36 am
Sharyl Attkisson , host of Sinclair's Sunday TV program Full Measure, joins the show to discuss their upcoming piece on MS-13. The show sent a reporter to Honduras to interview members of the violent gang, as well as, outsiders affected. What they found regarding the push to enter the US is...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
February 18, 2019 - 6:45 am
Spakovsky joins the show to discuss the circumstances leading up to President Trump declaring a national emergency. He says the “crisis” element is very real and the problem is Congress has mishandled this from the beginning. Trump forced to declare emergency because of congressional apathy,...
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