Trump visited the location in March 2018 to review prototypes of what would eventually become the barrier at Otay Mesa. At the time, he said: "We have a lousy wall over here now, but at least it stops 90, 95 percent. When we put up the real wall, we're going to stop 99 percent, maybe more than that." … [Read more...] about Trump to tour San Diego border wall
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The latest one helps clear the way for work to begin this month on replacing a second layer of barrier in San Diego, a steel-mesh wall that is often breached with battery-operated saws. … [Read more...] about US to waive environmental reviews for San Diego border wall
NBC 7 Investigates requested a comment from Rep. Duncan D. Hunter, R-50, an outspoken critic of illegal immigration and staunch supporter of President Trump and his efforts to build a border wall. Hunter’s office has not replied to that request of comment on the CBP surveillance program. … [Read more...] about House Dems Criticize San Diego Border Surveillance
On the other side of the river, dozens of migrants broke through a wooden fence and climbed atop a freight train. Clutching Honduran and Guatemalan flags, they could see the United States from their perch — but there still appeared to be no way for them to cross. … [Read more...] about San Diego border crossing shut down after migrants try entering U.S.
However, the fencing was not the only significant change in border enforcement in San Diego in the mid-1990s. Operation Gatekeeper was also targeted specifically to San Diego starting in 1994, which involved more agents and technology “concentrated in specific areas.” It included 200 more agents to guard 14 miles of border south of San Diego. … [Read more...] about Fact Check: Did San Diego build a wall and end illegal border crossings?