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CBP announces third U.S. border wall construction project

  1. Original Date Announced

    June 4, 2018

    CBP announces that the third U.S. border-wall construction project has started in San Diego, CA. The $147 million-dollar project will replace approximately 14 miles of scrap metal wall with an 18-to-30 foot bollard-style wall topped with an anti-climbing plate. [ID #326]

    CBP Press Release: Border Wall Construction Starts in San Diego
  2. Effective Date

    June 4, 2018

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Agency Directive
Subject Matter: Border
Agencies Affected: CBP


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