Sorry Open Border Elites…
The law already says trump can build in Beautiful US-Mexico Border Wall!
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach met with Donald Trump in late November. A mainstream media photographer caught the moment.
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Kobach is an expert on border security and legal immigration.
The photographer also caught a piece of paper outlining a potential Trump immigration reform agenda.
Reporters zoomed in on the paper and this is what they saw.
The Kobach notes include a 1,989 Trump wall in addition to the 386 miles of existing wall.
And the law already says Trump can build his beautiful border wall.
The Washington Examiner reported:
There’s no shortage of people telling Donald Trump he can’t build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. And maybe, in the end, he won’t do it. But at the moment Trump takes office, he will have the legal authority and the money he needs to get started on the wall. Yes, there will be obstacles — what’s the over/under on the number of lawsuits that will be filed trying to stop it? — but the fact is, the law is already in place that will allow Trump to go forward.
As in other areas of immigration enforcement, Trump will be able to effect radical change simply by following the law. In this case, it is the Secure Fence Act, passed in 2006 with bipartisan support — 283 votes in the House and 80 in the Senate, including then-Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.
The law ordered the Secretary of Homeland Security, within 18 months of passage, to “take all actions the secretary determines necessary and appropriate to achieve and maintain operational control over the entire international land and maritime borders of the United States.”
Specifically, the law called for the usual mix of high-tech sensors, cameras, border checkpoints, vehicle barriers and other measures along the U.S.-Mexico border. And then it ordered Homeland Security to “provide for [at]* least 2 layers of reinforced fencing” and “the installation of additional physical barriers” for hundreds of miles on the southern border.