Catch-up here on what is happening with President Donald Trump’s illegal immigration crackdown and plan to build a border wall, including its price tag. The project will involve taking private property and at least $15 billion taxpayer dollars, says CQ Roll Call’s national security reporter Gopal Ratnam. The wall was a cornerstone of Trump’s agenda, but some of his campaign promises on immigration have yet to be realized, adds immigration reporter Dean DeChiaro. @cqnow @rollcall
- Senate Democrats Vow to Block Border Wall Funds
- McCaul Worries Immigration Rhetoric Hurting Border Economies
It’s been a week since @ICEgov released its first weekly Declined Detainer Report. What happened to releasing the second one?
— Marcelo Rochabrún (@mrochabrun) March 27, 2017
Proposed designs for Trump’s border wall are required to be “aesthetically pleasing in color” and not susceptible to grappling hooks. pic.twitter.com/yUKBHdZM6t
— Dean DeChiaro (@DeanDeChiaro) March 20, 2017
— CQ Now (@CQnow) March 27, 2017