US. Military personnel will spend the next month removing the border wall, it said Wednesday. At least two Democrats have spoken out against the plan.
Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., Tweeted that the Department of Homeland Security told congress that troops stationed on the US-Mexico border will work to improve the Wall's "aesthetic appearance".
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" Our military has more important things to do than to make Trump's Wall beautiful.
An email from the DHS to members of the congress said that an undetermined number of service members were hired to remove barriers in the city of Calexico, California, just north of the Mexican border, a copy of the e-mail -The text was provided to CBS News by a congressional assistant, D-Texas MP Joaquin Castro described the order as "gross abuses" of the military.
"These are soldiers, not painters," said Castro, the presidential candidate's twin brother Julian Castro, to CBS News.
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The number of migrants arrested on the US-Mexico border is Protected against levels that have not been reached in more than a decade in the past month Protection reports nearly 1
"We are in a comprehensive N emergency, "a CBP official told Fox News on Wednesday. The number of concerns was the highest monthly figure in more than 13 years. In April, the authorities recorded 99,304 arrests.
Brooke Singman of Fox News and Jake Gibson contributed to this report.