The Committee on appropriations of the house of representatives published a bill allocating $ 1.6 billion for the construction of a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico. It is reported The Hill.
“The security of Americans, protection of our homeland is the top priority. This bill provides funding for resources ( … ) to expand our existing infrastructure to border security, hire more border guards and to organize the operation to detain [illegal immigrants],” said the Chairman of the Subcommittee on internal security, house of representatives, John Carter.
The publication drew attention to the fact that the bill contains no mention of the promise of the President of the United States Donald trump that Mexico will pay for the construction of the wall.
Their projects for the construction of the wall on the border has presented more than 200 companies, including Gleason Partners from Las Vegas: according to their plan, the construction would be steel, cement and solar panels.
Trump has signed the decree about the protection of state borders, involving the construction of a wall on the border with Mexico, 25 January. He promised that construction will begin soon, but the exact time is not indicated. The construction of such a wall is one of the main election promises trump.