On Friday, the Department of Homeland Security, has just issued two waivers to swiftly replace 53 miles of border wall near Yuma, Arizona, and El Paso, Texas.
CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION: DHS stated that 26 miles of border wall in Arizona will be funded by the CBP’s fiscal budget 2018.
ARIZONA: The waivers to replace 53 miles of border wall was published on Wednesday and construction began on Wednesday as well in Arizona.
DHS: Homeland Security wants walls that will prevent illicit activity and the claim they’re doing, “dilapidated and outdated designs,” in order to do that.
DHS stated about the Yuma and El Paso sectors, “The Yuma & El Paso Sectors are areas of high illegal entry and are experiencing large numbers of individuals and narcotics being smuggled into the country illegally.”
“The construction of border infrastructure within these project areas will support DHS’s ability to impede and deny illegal border crossings and the drug and human smuggling activities of transnational criminal organizations,” DHS stated on the border.
DHS: Homeland’s Security says the waiver allows them to circumvent certain construction project laws.
CONCLUSION: The Department of Homeland Security has completely wavered off 53 miles of new and replaced border wall beginning on Wednesday.
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