Texas-Mexico Border Fence Signals Challenges Ahead for Trump's Wall
One year ago - By Newsweek
The rust-colored border security fence starts in a dusty field on the Loop family farm in South Texas -about 15 miles inland from the Gulf of Mexico and a mile north of the southern U.S. border.
From there, near Brownsville, it stretches about 60 miles west, but with plenty of gaps to drive or walk through. Where it exists, the fence doesn't always stop illegal immigrants.
"It takes them about a minute and a half to climb the wall," said farmer Ray Loop, noting the muddy footprints on several sections of the fence crossing his property.
The porous South Texas border fence, authorized in...
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Porous Texas border fence foreshadows challenges for Trump's wall
One year ago - By Reuters
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - The rust-colored border security fence starts in a dusty field on the Loop family farm in South Texas - about 15 miles inland from the Gulf of Mexico and a mile north of the southern U.S. border.
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