Tension And Anxiety In Border Cities After Trump Threatens Closure

“We see ourselves very much as one community. And times like these is when we’re reminded of ‘Oh, there are two different countries here.’ But that’s not how we operate.”

By Mallory FalkApril 8, 2019 9:30 am,

From NPR:

President Donald Trump has backed off his threats to shut down the U.S.-Mexico border. But uncertainty and disruptions along the border have created anxiety for many residents.

Hundreds of Customs and Border Protection officials have been reassigned from their usual posts at ports of entry, to help with the migrant families crossing the border in growing numbers. That’s led to longer and more unpredictable wait times at the international bridges, and mounting stress for everyone from business owners to university students.

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