US Border Patrol agents search for undocumented immigrants in a cotton field near the US-Mexico border. Associated Press
Acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan said on Monday he had authorized $1 billion to build part of the wall sought by President Donald Trump along the US-Mexico border.
“Wow! Big VICTORY on the Wall,” Trump tweeted in reaction to the ruling, which boosts his ability to fulfill a major campaign promise to construct the massive barrier.
The Supreme Court cleared the way for the Trump administration to tap billions of dollars in Pentagon funds to build sections of a border wall with Mexico.
The incident took place in Al Quoz Industrial Area where an Asian girl filed a complaint that a gang kept her in an apartment where she was forced to work as a prostitute.
Five rockets fired at Israel; President Mahmoud Abbas declares three days of mourning; Jordan, Saudi slam raid; Palestinian move to snap ties with security forces in Israel a mistake, says Barbara Leaf.
In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation called on the Israeli authorities to reduce escalation and not take steps to exacerbate tension and instability in the region.