Butterflies Vs. Border Wall? Association Files Motion To Halt Land Seizure In Texas

MISSION, TX (CBSDFW.COM) – The North American Butterfly Association said it is looking for a temporary restraining order to stop what it says is “an illegal seizure of its property for border wall construction” and “intrusive and destructive activities.” In a statement released Tuesday they said government contractors were working on their land without their permission — or notice — and that border construction was advancing toward one of their projects.

The motion for a temporary restraining order and a preliminary injunction was filed against the U.S. Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

“NABA is seeking this relief as heavy equipment sent to South Texas to build six new miles of border wall now advances toward the National Butterfly Center, a flagship project of NABA,” officials with…

Original published: 2019-02-12 13:04:18 Read the full Dallas News here


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