Defense officials say the Department of Homeland Security has asked the Pentagon to fund the construction of 270 miles of border wall this year as part of a counter-drug effort.
Wednesday’s ruling lifted a lower court’s order blocking the Trump administration from using the funds along the southern border.
Ten undocumented immigrants were hospitalized for hypothermia after a large group was rescued from storm waters inside a drain near the U.S.-Mexico border, officials said.
President Donald Trump's boast of building part of the border wall in Colorado is garnering attention in the state, including from the state's governor, Democrat Jared Polis.
Three contracts have been awarded to build about 65 miles of new border wall in Texas.
Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Tuesday approved the use of $3.6 billion in funding from military construction projects to build 175 miles of President Donald Trump's wall along the Mexican border.
Drone footage released by the Border Patrol over the weekend shows miles of a “new border wall system” going up at a location in Arizona near where illegal immigrants were seen streaming into America years ago.