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The American Wall: Plate 17

"When the United States began building a piecemeal border fence to divide itself from Mexico in 2006, fine-art photographer Maurice Sherif embarked on a journey to document what he considers the biggest project since the Panama Canal. Unlike that effort, however, Sherif says the steel barrier...

Americans struggle to live in America...on the 'Mexican side' of border fence

"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 No-Man's Land Beneath the Border Wall

Jeremy Raff, The Atlantic, July 7, 2016 - "There's a small stretch of soil north of the Rio Grande river that's still part of the United States, but exists below the Mexican border wall. The Atlantic went inside this no-man’s land to uncover what life is like in a place that feels...

Border Ranchers Say Trump's 'Beautiful Wall' Won't Work

Dan Barry, New York Times, July 24, 2016 - "[W]hat if this beautiful wall — and “wall” is the term used in the Republican Party platform — had a foundation deep enough to discourage tunneling? What if the beautiful concrete panels were designed to thwart climbing over or...