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Justice Department Is Seeking To Hire More Attorneys

Producer Maggie Martin talks with Gabrielle Banks from the Houston Chronicle about the Justice Department anticipating more legal battles at the border, including anticipated disputes over the proposed border wall.

Eloisa Tamez received $56,000 from the federal government for a quarter-acre of her ancestral land, but she says, “I wasn’t looking for the money. I don’t want to lose the land.

The Justice Department wants more lawyers in the U.S. Attorney’s office in Southeast Texas in anticipation of more legal battles at the border, including anticipated disputes over the proposed border wall.

Gabrielle Banks with the Houston Chronicle has been following developments, and tells Houston Matters’ Maggie Martin about the caseload at the border.

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