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As President Trump heads to California, an update on money for the border wall he wants with Mexico

Mar 12, 2018
President Donald Trump plans to visit California this week. He’s expected to stop in San Diego to take a look at prototypes for a border wall with Mexico. But the big question still looms: How much will it cost, and will Congress fund it? Click the audio player above to hear the full story. 

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Jan 30, 2018
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Would a Mexican-U.S. border wall help or hurt the economy?

May 1, 2017
In our latest Marketplace-Edison Research Poll, we asked Americans how they felt about President Trump's border wall, and other stances on immigration.
Border Patrol agents patrol the U.S.-Mexico border at Friendship Park in San Ysidro, California, in  April..
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What will Trump’s border wall look like?

Mar 20, 2017
It must be 'aesthetically pleasing.'
 A steel wall separates Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, from a U.S. Border Patrol agent in Nogales, Arizona. 
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The list of companies that want to build the wall is growing

Mar 2, 2017
The government is getting ready to solicit bids to design and build border wall prototypes.
A stretch of wall between Nogales, Arizona, and Mexico.
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New immigration guidelines would stretch legal, detention and enforcement capacity

Feb 21, 2017
The system already has a hard time filling border patrol positions and has a backlog of pending cases.
A view of the US-Mexican border fence at Playas de Tijuana in Tijuana, Mexico, in January.
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Mexico and U.S. at loggerheads over wall financing

Jan 26, 2017
Whoever ends up paying for the wall, the U.S. and Mexico will remain intertwined.
View of the border fence between Mexico and the US, seen from the Mexican side, on January 26, 2017, in Tijuana, northwestern Mexico. 
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Trump's executive orders to build a wall between the U.S and Mexico

Jan 25, 2017
But a few major details are still unclear.
View of the border fence between Mexico and US taken from Mexico's side on January 25, 2017, in Tijuana, northwestern Mexico. 

 
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