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The Taking

Federal Land Seizures and the Border Fence

When the Department of Homeland Security built a border fence a decade ago, it used the federal power of eminent domain to seize hundreds of acres of private property. The land grab resulted in unfair payments and unequal treatment of landowners. As the administration of President Donald Trump prepares to build a new wall, the federal laws which allowed the abuse to occur remain in place without reform.

If Trump’s Border Wall Becomes Reality, Here’s How He Could Easily Get Private Land for It

Texas Lawsuit Alleging Fraud in Construction of First Border Wall Comes Apart

New Details Alleged in Scheme to Make Millions Off First Border Wall in Texas

How a Local Bureaucrat Made Millions Amid the Rush to Build a Border Fence

United States of America v. 15.919 Acres of Land (More or Less)

A Border Wall’s Uncompensated Victims

The Taking

Border Agency Set to Jumpstart Trump’s Wall in a Texas Wildlife Refuge

Trump’s Wall: How Much Money Does the Government Have For It Now?

Trump’s ‘Buy American’ Pledge May Be At Risk With His Border Wall

The First Brick in the Wall

Trump Invites Bids to Build Wall, Cites Importance of ‘Aesthetics’