The Monitor – Border Fence Land Suits Continue Despite Construction Delays

Government efforts to seize private land for stretches of border fencing will continue even though construction has been put on hold in parts of the Rio Grande Valley.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security confirmed earlier this month that it has halted efforts to build 14 miles of “movable fencing” in Los Ebanos, Rio Grande City and Roma, pending review by the next presidential administration.

But Justice Department lawyers said Friday they will continue to pursue 240 lawsuits filed against Valley landowners in anticipation for the project’s revival in those areas.

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