Border patrol building taller walls at faster rate in the Valley

1 year 1 week 1 day ago Wednesday, September 16 2020 Sep 16, 2020 September 16, 2020 10:05 PM September 16, 2020 in News - Local

The government is moving faster to build new sections of border wall.

On the western edge of the city of Hidalgo a fortress is under construction.

From the existing 55 miles of wall built under four presidents and plans to triple that under the current president.

Several miles of new wall are complete in the Rio Grande Valley.

Deputy Border Patrol Chief Raul Ortiz, the second in charge of border patrol, is returning from Washington, seven months into his new position.

He's here to talk about construction progress and results.

Watch the video for the full story.

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