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Southern Border Wall: Campaign Slogan Meets Reality - NPR

Donald Trump talked a lot about building a wall between the U.S. and Mexico when he was a candidate. Now that he is president, it's unclear just what that wall is going to look like and when it might get built. What we know so far is that it's likely ...and more »

850 miles of US-Mexico 'wall' not needed, ex-border officials say - Reveal

As President Donald Trump settles into office with promises of swift action on immigration, security and his signature U.S.-Mexico border “wall,” what kind of barrier he aims to build could become clearer this week. But some current and former border ...and more »

The wall: Building a continuous US-Mexico barrier would be a tall order - Reveal

Building the border wall has been central to President Donald Trump's promises and it will be central to Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting's coverage this year. We will be exploring the feasibility of various proposals as they emerge ...and more »

Retiring Border Chief Calls Trump's Wall a Waste of Time, Money - ABC News

Donald Trump's most consistent campaign promise — to build a wall on the United States' southern border to keep immigrants out — will be a waste of time and money, the head of the Customs and Border Protection agency told ABC News in a final warning ...and more »

When will Trump's wall be built? Timeline for Trump's US-Mexico border plan - Mic

Whenever the question of the wall is posed to President Donald Trump or any of his advisors, it tends to elicit a similar answer: The wall will be built, it won't be a fence and Mexico will pay for it — even if that means reimbursing Congress. But ...and more »

The Hurdles to Building a Border Wall - STRATFOR

The building of a border-length wall between the United States and Mexico is a campaign promise that U.S. President Donald Trump continues to nurture. But the construction of such an edifice is no small matter, assuming Congress would even approve or ...and more »

Mexico to build a wall at US border on it's own cost - Firstpost (satire)

A news has come which is just opposite to what the new President promised earlier. The US says that it does not need a wall at the Mexico border. The Mexican Government has now proposed a wall, which Mr. Trump had promised to build. There is a lot of ...and more »

Is Donald Trump's border wall possible? - wwlp.com

(CNN) – Robert Cameron pushes through a thick wall of Carrizo cane and in a few seconds the Rio Grande and Mexico suddenly appear. If you've never experienced standing at the country's edge, it can be a surreal moment to so easily walk to the riverbank ...and more »

Building the Trump wall - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Workers raise a taller fence along the Mexico-US border in November between the towns of Anapra, Mexico and Sunland Park, N.M., where for almost two decades a Mass has been celebrated on Day of the Dead to remember migrants who have died trying to ...and more »

Obama's Customs Chief Says Border Wall 'Waste of Time and Money' - Roll Call

Gil Kerlikowske, commissioner of Customs and Border Protection until Friday, said building the wall along the U.S.-Mexico border that President Donald Trump has promised is not “the smartest way to use taxpayer money on infrastructure.” (Gabriella ...and more »