The Real Costs of Trump’s Big, Beautiful Wall

During the presidential campaign, “Build the Wall,” was a repeated refrain that got applause from Trump’s supporters. Trump mobilized his base with falsehoods about our southwestern borderlands being a lawless region even though FBI and local law enforcement statistics clearly showed that we have less violent crime than most America’s...

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Trump’s wall puts local communities at risk

During the 2016 campaign, “Build the Wall,” was a recurrent refrain that got applause and fed Donald Trump’s oversized ego. As President, he has solidified that slogan in his spending priorities that include increased militarization of our southwestern borderlands, including higher, stronger and longer walls. They are necessary to protect...

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