The bitter battle over border security is raging on. Local governments and activists groups prevailed Tuesday when a federal judge in Texas ruled against the Trump administration’s plans to divert some $3.6 billion earmarked for military construction projects to help continue the construction of the southern border wall.
Violence in Tijuana, Mexico continues as rival cartels intensify their turf war. The city has now surpassed 2,000 homicides this year alone. That’s just 500 shy of last year’s record.
Jared Kushner is being tasked with another White House responsibility. This will add to his list of jobs, which already includes securing peace in the Middle East and reforming the criminal justice system. Sources close to the matter told the Washington Post, the president’s son-in-law will now be monitoring the development of the border wall.
Senior White House Adviser Stephen Miller says having control over who enters the country is “fundamental and essential” to national survival.