The U.S. government was headed toward a partial shutdown Friday, thanks to the Congressional fight over funding a border wall.
As monarch butterflies make their way south through Texas and into Mexico, the third annual Monarch Butterfly and Pollinator Festival kicks off Friday.
Construction of the controversial barrier was a hallmark of Trump’s presidential campaign, and he moved forward with the process shortly after taking office.
Along the U.S.-Mexico border, a wall may soon be going up and companies are building liquefied natural gas export terminals in the Port of Brownsville.
In March, the San Antonio construction company had confirmed its interest in bidding on the project to build wall segments along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Of the 700+ companies on the initial list of “interested vendors” on the federal government’s contracting website, at least 11 are in the San Antonio area.
Consul General of Mexico in San Antonio Héctor Velasco Monroy responds to President Trump’s recent announcements that would affect U.S.-Mexico relations.
Today, the United States has a record in manufacturing and exporting, and international trade is a primary cause for this growth.
The majority of Texans would like to see a bridge rather than a wall that is estimated to cost $15-25 billion, assuming it can even be funded and built.
The White House announced Wednesday that it will move to build a barrier on the southern border as well as more detention space for undocumented immigrants.