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Decades-long struggle to secure U.S.-Mexico border

Decades-long struggle to secure U.S.-Mexico border

As it stands today, the wall is imperfect. It’s also new. Almost 90 percent of what is there today was built in the past 12 years under Republican President George W. Bush and Democratic President Barack Obama, based on an analysis by KPBS and inewsource using newly released data. Read More »

MAP: America’s Wall

MAP: America’s Wall

Using previously undisclosed data from the federal government, KPBS and inewsource created an interactive map that shows every mile of the current wall along with when it was constructed. We layered that information with illegal immigration patterns and enforcement over the decades. Read More »

America’s Wall: How we crunched the numbers

America’s Wall: How we crunched the numbers

America’s Wall is the culmination of months of reporting and data analysis to better understand the evolution of the U.S.-Mexico border wall and its impact on illegal immigration. KPBS and inewsource were interested in the specific fencing types and locations, so we requested those from Border Patrol and mapped the responsive records. Read More »