The new construction deal with Fisher Sand and Gravel comes with a nearly $1.3 billion price tag.
While the government's eminent domain powers are generally unreserved, the orphanage will have an opportunity to contest the amount of compensation.
The order will exempt programs that are frequently targeted by anti-immigration activists who claim that they encourage companies to hire foreign employees who will work for less money than equally qualified Americans.
Immigration, civil rights and environmental groups have called on the Trump administration to halt border wall construction during the COVID-19 outbreak.
The presidential hopeful said the Trump administration's response to the crisis is "all about politics."
Mexican smugglers are illegally entering the U.S. by using inexpensive camouflaged rebar ladders that hook over the top of the border wall, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar once said in a 2006 debate that a border fence would help bring "order at the border."
"Everyone in America should be paying attention to this," said California Sen. Kamala Harris.
Conservative commentator Ann Coulter reacted to the announcement of a proposed $15.4 billion budget for the newly-formed Space Force with disdain Monday, complaining on Twitter that it wasn't being used to build President Donald Trump's promised border wall.
Team Bloomberg handed out the "Donalds" awards as Sunday's Oscars night unfolded.
President Donald Trump has been touting progress on construction of his long-promised border wall.
A section of the wall blew over into Mexico during ongoing construction.
"We are grateful there was no property damage or injuries," Agent Carlos Pitones of the Customs and Border Protection sector in El Centro, California said.
"The wall is ultimately and very nicely being paid for by Mexico," President Donald Trump claimed.
The president also made the unsubstantiated claim that the migrants had drugs "on their backs."
Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy branded the bid "an unconstitutional waste of money."
Ann Coulter suggested on Twitter Thursday that President Donald Trump could be following in the footsteps of former President George H.W. Bush by losing a re-election campaign over "broken campaign promises."
"Allowing him to spend money that he took without Congress's approval only incentivizes this lawless behavior," said Jerry Taylor, the president of the Niskanen Center.
President Donald Trump has previously vowed to see at least 450 miles of border wall built before the end of 2020.
Experts say the building of the 30 foot high border wall has depleted groundwater levels in Arizona, putting several endangered and threatened species at further risk of being wiped out.
Strap yourself in, this is going to be one big, wild political week with impeachment, a Democratic debate and averting a government shutdown.
The Pistons, and their opponent the Dallas Mavericks, played the game in Mexico City as part of the NBA's effort to expand basketball across the globe.
"This is yet another federal court weighing in to inform the president that he does not, in fact, have king-like powers," said Protect Democracy Counsel Kristy Parker.
At least 75 percent of people in Mexico also expressed an unfavorable view of Trump himself.
As of November 22, the Trump administration has seen 86 miles of a "border wall system" built.
Jared Kushner has been made the de facto project manager of the construction of 400 miles of Trump's border wall.
"The wall is electrified so that if anyone touches it, we know exactly what's happening. We can be there within minutes."
"So right now, 78 miles have been built, have been built where there was an existing form of barrier," acting Customs and Border Protection commissioner Mark Morgan said.
President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner has been "aggressive" in his border wall demands, according to one unnamed official.
The stunt was carried out by Berlin-based pro-democracy nonprofit group Die Offene Gesellschaft.