From Texas Public Radio:
Tuesday night, President Donald Trump will stand before a joint session of Congress, assess the state of the union and likely make another case for more than $5 billion in funding for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump has said he’d be willing to shut down the government again if the funding doesn’t materialize.
But money has already been allocated for some border-wall projects, including a 6-mile stretch of wall in South Texas’ Rio Grande Valley.
Construction begins this month in Hidalgo County, and on Monday, protesters gathered in Mission to march against the wall.
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