Trump advertises boundary wall progress is not optimistic, after recent wins in court

nearvideo Mexico deserves recognition, but needs to sustain the efforts at the border, the former ICE Deputy Director says

The former Deputy Director of the ICE Ronald D. Vitiello responded to the latest border apprehension numbers.

President Trump on Wednesday expressed optimism in his efforts to the construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexican border and said the recent victories will help in court, to pave a way to “obstructionist Democrats.”

The construction of the wall, a key promise was, while Trump in the 2016 presidential campaign, but he has struggled to secure Congress support for the project-a problem even worse for him when the Democrats control of the house after the 2018 midterm elections. Now the President seems intent on preventing its 2020 democratic Challenger of framing is the question of how the promise has not been fulfilled.


“The wall goes very quickly, despite total obstruction from Democrats in Congress and elsewhere,” Trump tweeted.

Trump has promised that in the vicinity of 500 miles of wall along the 1,954 mile long border with Mexico. The Supreme court of the United States in July cleared the way for about $ 2.5 billion from a Pentagon counter-drug program.

The Trump-government says the wall is important to keep the people who cross illegally.

Critics say that a wall is useless. They say, the most perceived of which, to transform into the Border Patrol agents in the hope they will eventually be released while their cases play out in immigration court.


Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., a top-of-the 2020 Democratic hopeful, said on Twitter in March that the border wall is not about security. She said, “it is a monument of hatred and division, and I is not supported.”

The Supreme Court on Wednesday, which was blocked against a lower-court rulings, the White house ban on asylum for anyone trying to in the US traveling via a third country. The order was not a final decision but this was a victory for Trump. Only liberal justices Sonia Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, dissented.

Victor Manjarrez Jr., a former Border Patrol chief, the voice now a professor at the University of Texas at El Paso, the Associated Press and tall border fencing said is of crucial importance in some areas and less helpful in others, such as remote stretches of desert, where shorter barriers and more technologies, such as ground probes would be sufficient.

He said, building 450 would be 500 miles of fence by the end of next year, if this number includes the sections of the wall that have been built recently.


“As it now stands, the contractor, the buildings are pretty fast,” Manjarrez said. The real question is whether the government needs to create the fencing a lot, he said.

Fox News, Gregg Re, and the Associated Press contributed to this report.

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