Will the Border Wall Stand?

Paterson, Kent
January 2009
La Prensa San Diego;1/2/2009, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p2
The article focuses on the issues concerning the completion of the U.S.-Mexico border wall by the Department of Homeland Security. It states that the controversial project, which is slated to be completed by December 31, 2009, is one of the unfinished project of President George W. Bush's administration. It denotes that the wall is the target of the reinvigorated opposition from border residents, elected officials, indigenous communities and environmentalists.


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