Arizona-Mexico border: Container wall to be dismantled

Posted on AllSides December 22nd, 2022
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Authorities in the US state of Arizona have agreed to remove a wall made of shipping containers at the Mexican border following protests.

The state's Republican governor, who had the barrier installed, argued that it would halt migrants crossing into America.

But critics who filed legal challenges have questioned this.

The wall is made out of more than 900 containers and cost at least $80m (£66m) of taxpayer money.

Arizona shares a 600km (370 mile) border with Mexico. Fences have been built along large stretches of it since 2017, when...

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