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A look at the state of the wall on the US-Mexico border


PHOENIX (AP) — The White House has touted a two-mile stretch of fencing President Donald Trump is visiting Friday as the first section of his proposed border wall to be built.

In reality, the newly fortified structure commemorated with a plaque bearing his name and those of top immigration and homeland security officials was a long-planned replacement for an old barrier.

It is one of a handful of projects that total $1 billion to replace existing barriers and build new ones across the border.

As Trump promotes his signature campaign promise as the solution to the recent surge of migrant f...

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