-On 3/23/18 President Trump signed a $1.3 trillion spending bill which included $1.6 billion to start building the new southern border wall barrier. 

-On 2/15/19 President Trump signed an additional speding bill that included another $1.375 billion for the new border wall barrier. 

-On 2/15/19 President Trump declared a national emergency to get secure an additional $8 billion for wall. 

It is currently being built. Up to 30 feet tall. 5 foot high anti climbing plates on top. See through steel bollard slat design (requested by US border patrol).  Built on concrete that extends several feet into the ground and there will be more concrete below that to prevent people from digging under it.  

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