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Border wall - Latest News
Apr 24, 2019 - 12:40 pm .- Lawyers representing the US House of Representatives on Tuesday filed a motion in federal court to block funding for the construction of a wall on the US-Mexico border, which President Donald Trump had planned to fund primarily using Department of Defense money.
Feb 15, 2019 - 02:00 pm .- The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops issued a statement Feb. 15 opposing President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency on the southern border. Trump made the declaration as part of an attempt to secure full funding for the construction of a border wall.
Feb 14, 2019 - 12:00 pm .- The Consolidated Appropriations Act would provide $1.3 billion in funding for the construction of barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border but contains a list of five specific places where these funds cannot be used to build a wall, the third of which is the site of La Lomita Chapel. 
Feb 12, 2019 - 11:30 am .- Congressional leaders hope to have avoided a further partial government shutdown after reaching an agreement on a budget that includes over a billion dollars in funding for new barriers along the United States’ border with Mexico.
Feb 7, 2019 - 01:00 pm .- The federal government is free to survey the land around a historic chapel in the Diocese of Brownsville, TX, a judge has ruled. The diocese has opposed the plan, which could lead to the construction of a portion of a border barrier between the United States and Mexico.
Jan 29, 2019 - 01:15 pm .- The Diocese of Brownsville, Texas, is due in court next week to contest a claim of eminent domain by the United States government.
Jan 9, 2019 - 04:10 pm .- On Tuesday evening, US President Donald Trump highlighted humanitarian problems present along the US-Mexico border and issued a call for increased security, including the construction of additional barriers on the border. His remarks were met with mixed reactions and frustration from Catholics across the United States.
Nov 27, 2018 - 12:03 am .- The Diocese of Brownsville, Texas is pushing back against a government effort to use Church property to aid in the construction of the border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. 
Jul 26, 2017 - 03:40 pm .- As Congress prepares to vote on whether to fund the further construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, bishops of dioceses along both sides of the border have been outspoken against such a policy.
Jan 31, 2017 - 12:08 am .- The head of an archdiocese in the western Mexican state of Michoacan has said the country needs to seek forgiveness for failing to provide for its people who seek a better life in the United States.
Jan 27, 2017 - 05:05 pm .- The bishops of Mexico on Thursday reacted to United States' president Donald Trump's executive order to build a wall on the nations' border by urging a more thoughtful response to legitimate security concerns.
Jan 26, 2017 - 09:27 am .- A leading bishop expressed alarm and dismay on Wednesday following President Trump’s executive orders to increase immigrant detention centers and build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.