Red Lake Nation News - Babaamaajimowinan (Telling of news in different places)

US prepares to start building portion of Texas border wall


February 5, 2019

Delcia Lopez – Associated Press

Members of the Carrizo/Comecrudo Tribe along with other opponents of wall construction convened near the river and made their way about 3 miles down to the National Butterfly Center to march in protest on Monday, Feb.4, 2019 in Mission, Texas.

HOUSTON - The U.S. government is preparing to begin construction of more border walls and fencing in South Texas' Rio Grande Valley, likely on federally owned land set aside as wildlife refuge property.

Heavy construction equipment was expected to arrive starting Monday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said. A photo posted by the nonprofit National Butterfly Center shows an excavator parked next to its property.


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