Border Wall Plows Through Laws The Bush administration says it will bypass dozens of laws to finish construction of a fence along the Mexican border. Many landowners along the proposed line are upset about the government's plan.
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Border Wall Plows Through Laws

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Border Wall Plows Through Laws

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The Bush administration says it'll bypass dozens of laws to finish construction of a fence along the Mexican border. Many landowners along the proposed fence line are upset about the government's plan.

Eloisa Tamez tells Madeleine Brand why she doesn't agree with the government's actions.

Then, Duncan Hunter, a Republican congressman from San Diego, explains why he supports the 670-mile barrier.