IT BEGINS: DHS Bypasses Environmental Regs to Start Border Wall Construction

After seven months of waiting, Americans can finally breathe a sigh of relief as the U.S-Mexico border wall is being pushed forward so construction can begin ASAP.

Breitbart reported:

Officials with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) signed a waiver of environmental regulations on Tuesday to allow construction of upgrades to the border wall and new wall prototype projects to break ground.

The department issued the waivers to bypass “certain laws, regulations, and other legal requirements to ensure the expeditious construction of barriers and roads in the vicinity of the international border near San Diego,” according to information obtained by Breitbart Texas from DHS officials.

DHS stated the agency has the authority to waive these requirements under laws passed by Congress to enable securing the border with Mexico. That authority stems from Section 102 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (IIRIRA), signed by then-President Bill Clinton. Congress updated the law five times under the George W. Bush Administration.

The waiver allows construction to proceed in the San Diego Sector where upgrades to existing border fences are already approved. The waivers will also allow new border wall prototype projects to begin construction immediately, officials stated.

Read the rest of the report here.

Getting the border wall built is going to be huge for both the 2018 and 2020 elections as Republicans need to show results to the people who voted for them.

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