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DHS waives certain environmental regulations to expedite border wall construction in California

  1. Original Date Announced

    February 8, 2019

    DHS Secretary Nielsen makes an official determination that certain laws, regulations, and other legal requirements must be waived "in order to ensure the expeditious construction of barriers and roads in the vicinity of the international land border near the City of San Diego." [ID #373]

    Federal Register--Notice of Determination Pursuant to Section 102 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996, as Amended
  2. Effective Date

    February 8, 2019

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Agency Directive
Subject Matter: Border
Agencies Affected: CBP

Pre Trump-Era Policies


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