"One of the obvious advantages of living within a gated community is
the sense of security. But what if you live on the wrong side of the
gate? Consider the plight of Tim Loop, 47, who lives on his family farm in
Brownsville, at the southernmost point along the United States-Mexico
"Some Texans, like Taylor, live completely on the other side of the $6.2 million-a-mile
wall. Others had their property split in half by the fence, after the
government seized portions of their land. At least 200 people in Cameron
County had some of their land seized for the fence."...
"The 18-foot-high border fence intended to seal the U.S.-Mexican border from San Diego to Brownsville will soon close a half-mile gap just west of Downtown El Paso. The new section will run right through the spot where many historians believe Spanish explorer Don Juan de Oñate crossed the...