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Federal Judge Backs We Build The Wall Over IBCW

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Here’s a judge with common sense who isn’t against safeguarding our border against cartel crime!

The Gateway Pundit is reporting:

We Build the Wall, Inc., a nonprofit organization founded by triple amputee veteran Brian Kolfage, is gearing up to build a second portion of wall along the U.S. Mexico border on private land in Mission, Texas and the “deep state” International Boundary and Water Commission is, again, relentlessly doing everything to sabotage the project.

The IBCW was created by the U.S. and Mexico in 1889 to administer guidelines for demarcating the location of the border between the two countries, which sits on banks of the meandering Rio Grande River. The U.S. Section of the international body is administered by the State Department and the Mexican section is overseen by the Secretariat of Foreign Relations.

The Department of Justice on Dec. 5 filed a lawsuit on behalf of IBCW against Fisher Industries, the construction company We Build The Wall is contracting to assemble the wall, demanding the group to discontinue building a physical barrier on the banks of the Rio Grande.

The border wall, IBCW claims, would violate the United States’ 1970 international water treaty with Mexico by causing flooding that would alter the course of the international waterway and destruct the shoreline.

In response, U.S. District Judge Randy Crane issued a restraining or mandating We Build the Wall suspend construction and ordered the government to disclose the results of a hydrology study that would substantiate its unfounded charges.

During a hearing Thursday at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas in McAllen, U.S. Attorney E. Paxton Warner claimed the Federal Emergency Management Agency has already conducted a mapping study that confirms the construction of a border wall would cause catastrophic environmental damage on the river banks by utilizing expensive state of the art Light Detection and Ranging equipment, also known as LIDAR.

Yet, FEMA claimed has declined to provide its study to IBCW, Warner admitted.

Judge Crane shot back, chiding the government attorneys.

“If you can’t get it then how do you expect a private citizen to have access to it?” he asked Warner. “I’m not for making people jump through hoops just to jump through hoops. That seems petty.”

We Build The Wall should conduct its own comprehensive hydrology report, rather than hassle FEMA with turning over its study, U.S. Attorney Daniel Hu argued.

The non-profit is planning to build a wall that costs upwards of $20 million dollars and should be able to afford LIDAR because it “costs only about $2,000 per square mile analysis,” he said.

Until scientific evidence is produced proving the wall would generate flooding and environmental hazard, the government’s lawsuit is meritless, Crane retorted, noting he would likely resort to issuing a court order to obtain FEMA’s LIDAR study.

“Your role here is to make sure someone who is building in the floodplain is in compliance with federal laws,” he told the federal prosecutors. “You aren’t for one side or the other. If you have this answer then find out as soon as possible.”

“If you can’t get it then how do you expect a private citizen to have access to it?” Crane asked Warner. “I’m not for making people jump through hoops just to jump through hoops. That seems petty.”

Crane scheduled another hearing for Dec. 19 and issued a revised temporary restraining order on Friday that further limits We Build The Wall from digging on the private land on the riverbanks of the Rio Grande.

Kolfage issued a statement to the Gateway Pundit on Friday commending Crane for holding the “globalist” IBCW accountable.

“Judge Crane is not going to allow the IBCW to stall this out and take six-plus months as they have done on our other project. The IBCW is going to have to put up or shut up and actually prove their statements. It’s nice to see a judge recognize the tactics of the Deep State and put this overgrown government agency in check,” he said. “We are very pleased with how the hearing went and have very high faith that we will prevail to get the wall up.”

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Mexican Protesters Block American Border Traffic In AZ, Demand Virus Screening

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I’m pretty sure the irony of the situation isn’t lost on anyone.

“Protesters on the Mexican side of a border crossing with Arizona blocked southbound lanes Wednesday demanding the Mexican government require health screening for travelers entering from the United States to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

A group called the Sonorenses Por la Salud y la Vida (Sonorans for Health and Life) parked two trucks in the vehicle lanes leading away from the Dennis DeConcini Port of Entry connecting the twin border cities of Ambo Nogales at around 1 p.m. Less than a dozen protesters, donning masks and gloves, held up signs that either read #QuedateEnCasa (#StayHome) or called on Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to up his response to the outbreak.

“There are no health screenings by the federal government to deal with this pandemic,” Jose Luis Hernandez, the leader of the protest, told the Arizona Republic. “That’s why we’re here in Nogales. We’ve taken this action to call on the Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to act now.

Last week, both the U.S. and Mexican governments banned all non-essential travel across the border, with some exceptions for medical emergencies, work and school. U.S. Customs and Border Control have ramped up medical screenings at U.S.-Mexico ports of entry, including the one admitting people into Ambos Nogales, Ariz.

Protesters said Mexican officials haven’t taken the same degree of precaution. The state of Sonora deployed health officials to several border crossings, including the DeConcini Port of Entry, but only has staff stationed at pedestrian lanes, USA Today reported.

Mexican Public Health Secretariat staff have also set up tables near the border crossing where they hand out literature about COVID-19, provide hand sanitizer and offer temperature screenings, Nogales International reported. It is not required to have your temperature taken to pass through a port of entry into Mexico.

The blockade shut down all southbound traffic at the DeConcini Port of Entry for hours until it was eventually reopened around 5:30 p.m., U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials in Nogales said. Officers with the Nogales Police Department redirected traffic to the Mariposa Port of Entry on the west side of the city.

“Nogales Police anticipates demonstrations may continue tomorrow. The closure of any Port of Entry will negatively impact commerce and the way of life in Nogales,” the city of Nogales, Ariz. said in a statement Wednesday night.

Border towns have been concerned about the transfer of infection across country lines. The number of confirmed cases in Arizona spiked to over 400 Wednesday, the state department of health services said, with new cases in Santa Cruz County, where Nogales is located. Sonora has recorded only 19 cases across the Mexican state.

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CHECK DONATIONS:
We Build the Wall, Inc.
PO Box 131567 Houston, Texas 77219-1567

The official wall fundraiser & construction site is at www.webuildthewall.us
Follow Brian Kolfage on Twitter HERE
Like his verified Facebook page HERE

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Jennifer Lawrence – Communications Director
[email protected]
Cell: 845-800-1552

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Border Wall History Made Once Again & This Time It’s BIG

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We the People have made history AGAIN in record time and for record low cost. We’ve proven to the government how powerful and effective private enterprise is in building a border wall in the worst crossed areas. This portion of the dangerous Rio Grande sector is now safe because of YOUR donations and commitment to securing our southern border.

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We have more border wall to build and land ready for us to build it on.

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We Build the Wall, Inc.
PO Box 131567 Houston, Texas 77219-1567

The official wall fundraiser & construction site is at www.webuildthewall.us
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Cell: 845-800-1552

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