- Joe Biden is considering restarting construction on Donald Trump‘s southern border wall as his administration continues to grapple with a growing immigration crisis including record numbers of illegal crossers.
- Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas told employees, according to the Washington Times, that construction might resume to plug ‘gaps’ in the current barrier between the U.S. and Mexico.
- The move comes as Biden made a big spectacle on Day One of his administration by issuing an executive order freezing Department of Defense funding for border wall construction. He later officially ended the emergency order at the border, but there were concerns about where the funds would go that were already appropriated for the border wall project.
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