Agence France-Presse covered some of the latest updates in Donald Trump’s plan to build a Mexican-funded border wall. He has stated that US funds should be used for immediate construction with reimbursement from Mexico down the line, but he needs to go through Congress for funding.
To obtain money for building the wall, Trump can reallocate current fiscal year funding at the Department of Homeland Security. And if he wanted to raise visa and border crossing costs, the relevant US agencies would have to publish regulations to this effect. But these latter steps would still not be enough, said Stephen Yale-Loehr, a professor of immigration law at Cornell University.
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