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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Border Wall

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Explainer: Why tensions are flaring between Poland and Belarus over migrant crossings
The situation has escalated rapidly since last weekend.
Former Trump advisor Steve Bannon pleads not guilty over border wall scheme
The former White House official was pulled off a yacht and arrested hours before his court appearance.
US Supreme Court approves funding for Trump's border wall
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer denounced the ruling.
'Our country is full' - Trump visits Mexico border and inspects new border fence
Trump has ratcheted up his hard-line immigration rhetoric in recent weeks.
16 states sue Trump administration for declaring national emergency to fund Mexico border wall
The case could work its way to the Supreme Court for a showdown on the separation of powers.
Why Trump declaring a border wall emergency may prove more of an obstacle for himself
The US president’s wall is far from a sure thing even now.
Trump declares national emergency to build wall, Democrats vow to fight the 'power grab'
The move will allow him to spend more money to erect barriers on the US-Mexico border.
Trump not 'happy' with border deal but government shutdown is unlikely
The deal offers nearly $1.4 billion (€1.2 billion) for construction of the wall as well as additional border security measures.
'There's a good chance we'll have to': Trump hints that he might declare state of emergency
Trump hinted in remarks at a White House meeting on cross-border trafficking.
Separate Republican and Democrat bills aimed at ending the US shutdown failed overnight
Meanwhile, The White House has identified more than $7 billion in potential funds for US President Donald Trump’s border wall.
US begins forcing asylum applicants to remain in Mexico
The new policy is aimed at deterring illegal immigration, the Trump administration has said.
'The wall won't get built': Republicans warn Donald Trump against state of emergency over border wall
The move signals doubts about the controversial wall within the president’s party.
US shutdown: Unpaid workers forced to take out loans and sign up for benefits
No end in sight as federal workers prepare for fourth week of US government shutdown.
Government shutdown becomes longest in US history
The shutdown has entered its 22nd day – eclipsing a 21-day shutdown under Bill Clinton.
'A temper tantrum because he couldn't get his way': Trump storms out of border wall negotiations
Trump tweeted that he wasn’t making progress in his talks with Democrats so said “bye bye”.
Explainer: Who's to blame for the US shutdown and is there an end in sight?
It’s all about money, and a wall.
Poll: Do you care if a wall is built along the US-Mexico border?
Many people have questioned if the wall is necessary or will ever be completed.
Trump to address the nation live tonight as he nears showdown on Mexico border wall
Trump has also pledged a “prudent” US withdrawal of troops of Syria.
Trump says 'not much headway made' as US government shutdown enters third week
An impasse with lawmakers over Trump’s demand for billions of dollars to pay for a border wall has shut 25% of the government since 22 December.
Trump warns that US government shutdown could last 'a long time'
The White House has accused Democrats of refusing to compromise over the wall along the US border with Mexico.
Trump accused of 'temper tantrum' after White House meeting with Democrats descends into row
Trump threatened to shut down the government if the border wall is not paid for.
Explainer: Why Trump's new 'inhumane, cruel' policy is separating children from their parents
“The Statue of Liberty under the Trump policy is not carrying a torch, it’s carrying a pair of handcuffs,” one senator said.
Donald Trump will today visit the eight towering prototypes for his 'big beautiful border wall'
Several protests are being planned.
Trump wants border wall and green card reform or he'll end protection for young immigrants
The White House’s latest proposals have been criticised for “using the lives of young people as bargaining chips”.
Democrats say they've reached a deal with Trump over the fate of immigrant children
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and top House Democrat Nancy Pelosi said they had a “very productive” dinner meeting with Trump.
These are the designs for Donald Trump's Mexican border wall
The designs were presented to reporters yesterday.
Trump wants to put solar panels on his border wall - but would the plan work?
Trump insists ‘his’ idea would work – but experts aren’t so sure.
Donald Trump just had an idea -- Make the Mexican border 'a solar wall so it pays for itself'
‘Pretty good imagination, right? My idea!,’ the US President said.
Trump's wall put off until later this year as US politicians pass $1.1 trillion spending plan
The 309-118 vote sends the bill to the Senate in time for them to act to avert a government shutdown.
No money for the border wall after last-minute spending deal agreed in US
It looks like Trump’s plans to build the Mexican border wall will be shelved for the moment.
Donald Trump backs down on funding demand for Mexico border wall
The US President insists that the wall will be built, however.
Could a row over Trump's wall cause a government shutdown? How likely is it?
A senior Democrat thinks the President has thrown a “monkey wrench” into talks. What happens next?
Trump desperately wants the money to build his wall - and he's pleading with Democrats to get it
The White House is prepared to make concessions to the Democrats in order to get funding for the Mexican border wall.
Illegal crossings at US/Mexico border at 17-year-low and Trump is getting the credit
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says the numbers are “no accident”
'Neither confrontation nor submission': Trump's top diplomat in Mexico to calm tensions
White House spokesman Sean Spicer said the visit was symbolic of the meaningful relationship the two countries have.
Donald Trump is getting serious about his border wall. Could it actually happen?
Maybe, but it’s expensive.
Trump says his border wall will be a fence "in certain parts", vows to deport three million
“I’m very good at this, it’s called construction,” he tells CBS.