Tuesday, July 3, 2007

U.S. Border Fence Protrudes Into Mexico

By ALICIA A. CALDWELL. The Associated Press. June 29, 2007

COLUMBUS, N.M. -- The 1.5-mile barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border was designed to keep cars from illegally crossing into the United States. There's just one problem: It was accidentally built on Mexican soil. Now embarrassed border officials say the mistake could cost the federal government more than $3 million to fix.

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