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Facts to know about the border wall after VP Pence’s visit

Facts to know about the border wall after VP Pence’s visit

Vice President Mike Pence is visiting Calexico in Imperial County today to inspect efforts to revamp and expand the U.S.-Mexico border wall. His visit, while almost 100 miles away, coincides with the caravan arrival over the weekend of some 200 would-be asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border in Tijuana. U.S. Customs and Border Protection is replacing roughly two miles of ... Read More »

U.S. natural gas to Mexico skyrockets, now some worry about dependence

U.S. natural gas to Mexico skyrockets, now some worry about dependence

Drug tunnels are not the only passageways beneath the U.S.-Mexico border that transport valuable cargo. Pipelines cross the boundary too, carrying natural gas south. This trade is up 300 percent since 2010, and now is set to double again by 2019. It’s the largest natural gas export capacity expansion in U.S. history, said Victoria Zaretskaya of the U.S. Energy Information ... Read More »