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Trump Celebrates Border Wall, Immigration Achievements in Texas Visit

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Trump Celebrates Border Wall, Immigration Achievements in Texas Visit

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President Donald Trump traveled to the southern U.S. border on Jan. 12 to tout the successful construction of 450 miles of border wall and a number of other immigration enforcement achievements from his administration. The president delivered a brief speech in Alamo, Texas, amid a backdrop of construction equipment and a section of the border wall. The barrier is one of the most concrete landmarks of Trump’s legacy. The president spent years bargaining and battling with Democrats to secure funding for the project amid a surge in illegal crossings over the border with Mexico. “We worked long and hard to get this done. They said it couldn’t be done. And we got it done: one of the largest infrastructure projects in the history of our country,” the president said. Alamo officials hadn’t received any notifications about the president’s trip, according to a statement from City Manager Bobby Salinas. The remarks in Alamo …

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