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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 »

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 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 »

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 »

Building the Trump wall - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

The 2006 Secure Fence Act prompted the U.S. to build barriers along a 653-mile stretch of border dividing California and Arizona with Mexico to deter immigrants and drug smugglers. Much of the fence is a slatted-metal barrier, 18 to 30 feet high. But ...and more »