US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) I got permission from the Department of Homeland Security to begin cleaning up construction sites and plugging small holes in the wall From the country’s southern border, nearly a year after President Joe Biden took office and ordered a halt to construction work.
National Security Minister Alejandro Mallorcas said in a statement issued this week That wall construction projects initiated by the Ministry of Defense In Border Patrol sectors in California, Arizona, and parts of Texas It will be handed over to your agency so any safety and environmental concerns can be addressed.
the work Includes installation of drainage systems to prevent flooding, erosion control, and slope stabilizationBuild and improve access roads and remove building materials that will no longer be used. At the moment, it was not clear when the cleaning and remediation work would begin.
Customs and Border Protection too Close open spaces remaining from old construction work and complete work on unfinished gates, including non-functioning rainwater drainage gates that must be opened during the rainy season.
Mayorcas said that The Biden administration continues to demand that Congress scrap the remaining funds for the border wall That has survived the Donald Trump presidency and instead funds technology and other types of border security measures that it considers most effective.
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