Law360: Texas Rio Grande Barrier Mostly On Mexican Side, Feds Say

IRLI In The News

August 16, 2023

By Britain Eakin

U.S. Department of Justice attorneys told a Texas federal judge Tuesday that the bulk of a nearly 1,000-foot floating buoy barrier Texas placed in the Rio Grande to deter migrants is on the Mexican side of the river.

The International Boundary and Water Commission conducted a binational topographical survey of the floating barrier on July 27 and 28, determining that 787 feet of the 995-foot barrier near Eagle Pass, Texas, crosses the international boundary line into Mexican territory, the government said in a notice of survey filed with the court.

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