Pentagon diversion of US $1 Billion for US-Mexico border Wall
Pentagon, Department of Defence has notified that it has authorised to shift US $1 billion from a military personnel account to establish a new wall of 57 mile and 18 foot high fence at the southern U.S. Mexico border. This wall would prevent illegal migration and drug trafficking from Mexico. The Department has authorised the Army Corp of Engineers to begin planning and construction for the project. The department will direct the funds towards fencing along the Yuma and El Paso sections of the border.