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DHS publishes determination of waiver to begin building a border wall near San Diego

  1. Date Announced

    Aug. 2, 2018

    DHS publishes determination of waiver for "various border infrastructure projects" including replacing fencing and building a prototype border wall near San Diego. [ID #348]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    Aug. 2, 2018
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Agency Directive
Subject Matter: Border
Agencies Affected: CBP

Prior Policies

  • Under Section 102 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996, as amended (‘‘IIRIRA’’), Congress mandated the installation of additional fencing, barriers, roads, lighting, cameras, and sensors on the southwest border and Congress granted to the Secretary of Homeland Security the authority to waive all legal requirements that the Secretary determines necessary to ensure the expeditious construction of barriers and roads authorized by the Act.

    The Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996, as amended (‘‘IIRIRA’’).

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