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As the government shutdown over Trump's border wall rages, a journey along the entire 1,933-mile US-Mexico border shows the monumental task of securing it

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The US government is currently shut down because President Donald Trump is demanding billions of dollars to build a wall along the US-Mexico border, and Congress won't fund it.
Of the 1,933 miles along the border, 1,279 miles is unfenced.
Most of the barrier that currently exists, and that the Trump administration has built, isn't the high concrete wall Trump talked about on the campaign trail, and instead resembles a fence.
From western California to eastern Texas, across four US states and 24 counties, the 1,933-mile US-Mexico border criss-crosses...
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