Break the wall of ignorance
By Etienne Rosas
Columnist

 
 
 

“Something there is that doesn’t love a wall” –Robert Frost

U.S. plans to build a 700-mile wall along the border with Mexico are already under way. Preparations are being made, money is being spent and with much hope from the politicians, voters will perceive them as “tough on immigration.”

On the morning of Feb. 21, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff spoke of mutual cooperation and strengthening Mexican-American negotiations. That afternoon, he “inaugurated” a segment of the wall in Arizona by soldering one of its panels.

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