Along Texas-Mexico Border, Trump's Wall Faces Barrier of Public Opposition

TORNILLO — Pecan farmer Shannon Ivey is all for increasing border security.People who crossed the border illegally used to regularly cut through the fourth-generation Texan’s property in this small farming town about 40 miles from El Paso.“Prior to the fence going up, we’d have groups of 30 to 40 people coming through all at once,” said Ivey, referring to the 18-foot barrier that was built on his property during the George W. Bush administration. “But I think a combination of a fence, electronic surveillance, and boots on the ground. I think a nation has a right to secure its borders, so I’m a believer in that,” Ivey said.   Continue reading...

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