Privately funded organization 'We Build the Wall' starts construction of border barrier in El Paso area

Fox News | 5/27/2019 | David Montanaro
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Could a privately funded border wall be the solution to the border crisis?

Former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach explains.

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A privately funded organization called "We Build the Wall" began work this weekend on a project to erect a section of border wall in the El Paso sector.

Former Kansas Secretary of State, Kris Kobach, said on "Fox & Friends" Monday that the project was undertaken because there is a "ridiculously large gap" near Mount Cristo Rey that drug and human smugglers are taking advantage of.

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The barrier will be built on private land. Authorities in the El Paso Sector - which provides support for the counties of El Paso and Hudspeth in the state of Texas and the entire state of New Mexico - apprehends 930 people per day, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

"This is the first time any private organization has built border wall on private land," he told Pete Hegseth, adding that the Army Corps of Engineers had said previously that the strip of land was too rugged for fencing.

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He said the project was funded through private donations to the organization.

"We'll keep on building as long as people keep chipping in. The average contribution has been only...
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