The bill is the most far-reaching recent proposal of its kind.
"We thought President Joe Biden would protect us. Now we've lost our land. We don't even know what comes next," says Baudilia Cavazos.
The new administration has done much good. But it has also broken key promises.
After Promising To Stop Land Seizures, the Biden Administration Just Stole This Family's Property for a Border Wall
"We are utterly devastated," said Baudilia Cavazos.
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich Sues Biden Administration for Not Studying the Environmental Impact of More Migrants Coming Into the U.S.
A signature priority of President Donald Trump's administration was paring back federal environmental laws. Republicans are now stretching the definition of those same laws to save the former president's immigration policies.
The latest crisis at America's southern border isn't the result of short-term policy changes but of long-term bureaucratic failures.
The move likely signals the end of the border wall litigation.
Congress Overrides Trump Veto of Defense Bill that Includes Tight Constraints on Use of "Emergency" Powers to Divert Military Construction Funds to the Border Wall and Other Projects
This would prevent repetition of some of the shenanigans Trump has used to divert funds for his border wall project.
How Biden Can Terminate Trump's Border Wall Project—And Save Money and Protect Property Rights in the Process
Joe Biden can easily stop further work on the wall, protect property owners against further takings of private property, and save money in the process. Additional steps may be tougher, but are still worth considering.
Current law can allow the president to route around Congress indefinitely.
It's unclear what Biden will ultimately be able to accomplish as president, but he has been trying to bring transformative change since the 1970s.
Ninth Circuit Rules Against Trump's Diversion of Military Construction Funds to Build his Border Wall
The divided 2-1 decision is the first court of appeals ruling to rule on the legality of a key part of the funding diversion effort.
DC Circuit Rules House of Representatives has Standing to Challenge Trump's Diversion of Funds to Build his Border Wall
The opinion was written by prominent conservative Judge David Sentelle.
Bannon, who says he stands for the little guy, was just charged with stealing over $1 million from donors who thought they were helping to build a border wall.
At the same time, the court punts on whether the House has standing to challenge allegedly unlawful expenditure by Executive Branch.
Yet again, the Chief Justice shows his distaste for preliminary injunctions.
On crime, drugs, immigration, and foreign policy, his 44-year policy record is a cautionary tale of bipartisanship in response to perceived crises.
Is COVID-19 bringing the mythology of America as a nation of immigrants to an end? Q&A with The New York Times' Jia Lynn Yang
Politicians of both major parties are using COVID-19 to advance their pre-existing policy agendas.
The administration also plans to move $2.2 billion originally earmarked for purchasing vehicles, ships, and aircraft to cover wall construction costs.
Trump said mountain climbers couldn't scale his wall. All it takes is a ladder and some rope.
A happy occasion - but also one with lessons that remain urgent today.
Federal Court Rules Trump Cannot Use "Emergency" Declaration to Divert Funds to Build his Border Wall
The decision is the first to address the legality of using the emergency declaration for this purpose. Previous wall cases involved Trump's attempts to redirect other funds.
Trump Wanted Snipers and Electrified Spikes to Defend Border Moat Full of Alligators and Snakes, Says New Report
Plus: Rudy Giuliani threatens to sue The Swamp, UPS gets approval for delivery drones, and more...
A disturbing picture of a president willfully condoning not only the use of eminent domain to seize private land from Americans for a pet project, but also suggesting—perhaps ordering—his underlings to violate laws in pursuit of that objective.
It's a win for Trump; but only on procedural grounds. The broader legal battle over the wall is far from over.
The ruling upholds a trial court decision holding that the president cannot divert military funds to builds his proposed border wall.
The decisions expand on the same judge's earlier preliminary ruling holding that the president cannot reallocate military funds to build his border wall.
The decision does not reach the merits of President Trump's attempt to divert military funds to build his border wall.
The first court decision on Trump's plan to reallocate federal funds to "build the wall" goes against the administration.
Cosimo Cavallaro tackles a wedge issue.
An interesting proposal for an energy-water corridor along the U.S.-Mexico border that might even pay for itself.
How the overwhelming vote against Trump's position could potentially affect the lawsuits challenging the legality of the declaration.
A clear rebuke of Trump, though mainly a symbolic one
Democrat Senator on Trump's Enthusiasm for Eminent Domain: 'Language You'd Expect Out of Some Autocrat'
"What a betrayal of conservative principles this is," Sen. Michael Bennet says.
It's a problematic sentiment on several levels.
The Kentucky senator's opposition appears to be the critical 51st vote in opposition to the president's executive power grab.