Trump to control US-Mexico border


Today President Trump is expected to sign an executive order to start a construction of a wall between the USA and Mexico as part of realisation of his campaign programme.

Apparently Ms. Clinton voted for the ‘barrier’ as a Senator, convinced the project is necessary.

Ms Clinton voted for the fencing while a senator from New York together with the other 25 Democratic politicians. The bill named the Secure Fence Act of 2006  authorized about 700 miles of barriers to be installed along the country’s southern border, fortified by  the other security measures, including CCTV cameras. The bill was one of the attempts to curtail the illegal immigration and trafficking, and to prepare a broader immigration reform.

The bill passed the Senate 80-19 and was signed into law by President George W. Bush.

At present 702 miles of fencing separates the United States from Mexico, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. However 36 miles are double-layered.

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