Department of Homeland Security. United States (DHS) reported. Agreements will be canceled About Build a wall on the border with Mexico, Located in Laredo and Rio Grande Valley.
Dependence “intends. Cancel the remaining border barrier agreements within United States border All border barrier contracts in the Laredo Petrol Sector and the Rio Grande Valley Sector, “he explained in a statement.
It starts with a. Environmental planning plan In-charge of Customs and Border Protection (CBP), which will also start with the implementation of the National Environmental Policy Act. Plans Border wall Earlier, plans were made for the Rio Grande Valley, Laredo and El Centro sectors.
These will be the measurements. Financing with pre-allocated resources for the border wall. Mexico, But only in areas where construction has not yet begun, he explained.
There, additional biological, cultural and natural resources will be studied, in addition Stakeholder monitoring, Such as discussions with landowners, tribesmen, as well as federal officials and agencies, although the DHS has assured that “these activities will not include the construction of a new border barrier or the permanent acquisition of land.”
On the other hand, he recalled that the current administration, headed by President Joe Biden., Congress is being asked to cancel the remaining funding for the border wall. These resources should be used for “smart” border security measures. Among the proposals, modernization of border technology and inland ports is highlighted.
Regarding the decision of the Congress, the agency clarified that unless these funds are canceled. Wall, The law requires DHS to use the funds for the purpose for which they were established. However, he assured that environmental planning activities are part of the department’s plan to do so.
Despite the move, the DHS concluded, it had no effect on the remaining projects already approved.