Judge's order fails to halt privately funded border wall construction

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The judge's ruling cited "imminent and irreparable damage" to the 100-acre National Butterfly Center.
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Audrey Conklin
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8 December 2019
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National News
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Construction of a private section of border wall in Mission, Texas, is continuing despite a district judge's Tuesday decision to temporarily block the work, The Guardian reported Saturday.

The expected 3.5-mile-long private section of border wall is being funded by We Build the Wall, a nonprofit organization founded by U.S. Air Force Veteran and Purple Heart recipient Brian Kolfage that has raised more than $25 million since its start in December 2018.

Workers were moving soil, digging trenches and positioning the physical wall on Thursday ...

We Build the Wall's website states that if every Trump voter donated $80 to the organization, there would be enough money to complete construction for the entire border wall ...
CAIRCO Research

We The People BUILT the Wall!, Non-Profit Fundraiser, Go Fund Me,  Est. December 16, 2018 

Border security and porous United States - Mexico border wall / fence