Since 2019, a crisis has been unfolding directly across the U.S.-Mexico border from Brownsville, Texas. About 2,000 refugees, largely from Central America, have been stranded in a riverside encampment…
Deborah Fallows writes that while America's national government may be divided, even paralyzed, towns across the country are often acting in a united way, facing their problems, negotiating their solutions and taking action for the greater good of their communities.
Another huge contract for Fischer Gravel
A North Dakota construction company that previously was praised by President Trump has been awarded a $1.3 billion border wall contract by the administration, the largest border wall contract the federal government has issued.
Cost is $31 million per mile!
Critics argue that this spot between Nogales and Sasabe is so remote and rugged, that the cost to build and damage done by a border wall far outweigh any benefit.
Meanwhile another border contract cancelled
The Trump administration is canceling construction of a planned border wall near Yuma, Ariz., because of high costs associated with "difficult terrain" at other sites, reports The Washington Times."Due to the difficult terrain at some of the approved project locations,...