Victor Calzada/AP
A member of the Texas National Guard makes repairs to a portion of the border fence
which fronts the Rio Grande.

Border Fence Looms Over Texas Town

July 10, 2008 09:56 AM
by Isabel Cowles
Del Rio, Texas has sold 70 acres of land to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for the construction of a 15-foot border fence.

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Headline Link: 'Border Fence? Bring it on, West Texas City Says'

Background: The border fence controversy

Historical Context: Bush announces plans for border fence

Reference: The Secure Fence Act

Opinion & Analysis: One border, divided opinions

Related Topic: U.S. immigration


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