Eminent domain

Feds to Take Private Land for Border Wall

House Spending Bill Includes Border Wall Money The U.S. House of Representatives passed a $788 billion budget bill that includes $1.6 billion allocated for construction of a border wall. The money is far short of what will be required to construct a wall along the entire border with Mexico.  But […]

Feds threaten eminent domain against Texas landowners

Trump Gearing Up For Massive Land Grab

Trump Wants Border Wall on Private Land A recent article on El Paso Inc. highlighted the new risk faced by land owners in Texas border country: eminent domain. The article, originally published in the NY Times, reflects the border residents’ anti-wall feelings.  But it is short on meaningful advice for border […]