Federal Courts Rule Against Border Wall Construction

Article author: 
Preston Huennekens
Article publisher: 
Federation of American Immigration Reform
Article date: 
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Article category: 
National Issues
Article Body: 


President Trump’s efforts to hasten the construction of a barrier on our southwest border faced roadblocks in the courts recently. In two instances, federal courts dealt setbacks to the construction of a border wall – one of his signature campaign promises.

The first case, Sierra Club v. Trump (No. 19-17501), concerns the president’s emergency declaration in February . . .