Politics Kelly: Border wall will move forward 'by the end of the summer'

04:55  21 april  2017
04:55  21 april  2017 Source:   FOX News

Kelly says 'confusion' spurred by Trump administration is stemming illegal immigration

  Kelly says 'confusion' spurred by Trump administration is stemming illegal immigration Tough rhetoric from the Trump administration has injected "confusion" into those who are considering crossing illegally into the United States and made them abandon their travel plans, a senior official said Sunday. John Kelly, Trump's secretary of Homeland Security, said President Donald Trump's talk and actions have helped push illegal border crossings from Mexico to an all-time low. (In fact, illegal migration from Mexico has been declining for many years.) "The attention being paid to the border certainly has injected into those people enough confusion in their minds," Kelly said on NBC's "Meet the Press."John Kelly, Trump's secretary of Homeland Security, said President Donald Trump's talk and actions have helped push

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Many cost estimates and timelines have been floated since Trump campaigned on the promise of building a wall . The report seen by Reuters is the work of a group commissioned by Kelly as a final step before moving forward with requesting U.S

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Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly told Fox News' "The First 100 Days" Thursday that construction on the much-promised border wall would be able to "move forward by the end of the summer."

Kelly credits Trump for border crossing slowdown

  Kelly credits Trump for border crossing slowdown Dramatic declines in illegal crossings along the U.S. southern border are likely linked to the Trump administration's aggressive pursuit of enhanced security measures, the nation's homeland security chief said Sunday. WASHINGTON  — Dramatic declines in illegal crossings along the U.S. southern border are likely linked to the Trump administration's  aggressive pursuit of enhanced security measures, the nation's homeland security chief said Sunday.

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"I think something in the neighborhood of 100 companies from across the nation have shown interest and are starting to put together their prototypes," Kelly told host Martha MacCallum. "Of course, contracting is a pretty complicated business in the federal government, unfortunately. Too complicated. But I think by late spring, early summer we’ll have some prototypes."

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Kelly appeared with Attorney General Jeff Sessions as the two embarked on a two-day border trip scheduled to make stops in El Paso and San Diego.

"Just in the last 60 to 90 days, the movement of illegal immigrants up from Central America through Mexico has dropped off 70 percent," Kelly told MacCallum. "We’re at about a 15, 16 year low, and frankly, we haven’t done all that much yet."

Border Wall Could Cost 3 Times Estimates, Senate Democrats’ Report Says

  Border Wall Could Cost 3 Times Estimates, Senate Democrats’ Report Says The report said the wall could cost nearly $70 billion to build, a far cry from an internal estimate of $21.6 billion by the Department of Homeland Security.The report said the border wall could cost nearly $70 billion to build and $150 million a year to maintain. An internal report by the Department of Homeland Security said the wall could cost about $21.6 billion, not including maintenance.

He's also expected to move forward with plans to curb funding of cities that don't arrest or detain immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, — localities Mexico has repeatedly said it will not pay for any border wall . Showboat to open 150,000-square-foot facility aimed at millennials this summer .

The border wall is included in an executive order titled Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements. It calls on Kelly to "identify and, to the extent permitted by law, allocate all sources of Federal funds for the planning, designing Related: Donald Trump Is Moving Forward With His Wall .

Sessions praised Kelly's department for its "fabulous work" in helping to apprehend criminal illegal aliens and discussed the administration's plan to go after the Salvadoran gang MS-13.

Attorney general and DHS secretary discuss their trip to the US-Mexico border on 'The First 100 Days' © FoxNews.com Attorney general and DHS secretary discuss their trip to the US-Mexico border on 'The First 100 Days'

KELLY SAYS TERROR THREAT FROM SOUTHERN BORDER KEEPS HIM 'AWAKE AT NIGHT'

"We’re telling federal investigators to go after these individuals when they have evidence about somebody connected to the MS-13," Sessions said. "Let’s go after them, attack their money laundering and their violence and their prostitution and their killing, and if we do that regularly and consistently, we can do what we have done before."

"This administration is willing to take on these hard issues," Kelly added. "This administration is not willing to kick these problems down the road to the next president. We’re taking them on right now. That’s what President Trump told us to do."

Poll: Majority says border wall funding not worth government shutdown .
A majority of voters says funding for the president's proposed wall along the country's southern border is not worth a government shutdown, according to a new survey. A Politico/Morning Consult poll finds 61 percent of registered voters think funding the U.S.-Mexico border wall is "not important enough to prompt a shutdown."A Politico/Morning Consult poll finds 61 percent of registered voters think funding the U.S.-Mexico border wall is "not important enough to prompt a shutdown." Another 27 percent of respondents said funding the wall is important enough to prompt a shutdown.

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