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A U.S. Border Patrol vehicle is seen from Mexico while patrolling the border between the cities of El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua state, on April 7. Herika Martinez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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House Speaker Paul Ryan holds a press conference at the Capitol on Thursday. The House passed the $1.3 trillion spending bill despite concerns from fiscal conservatives. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Congress Passes $1.3 Trillion Government Funding Bill, Averts Shutdown

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President Trump views prototypes of his long-promised border wall in San Diego on Tuesday. The mockups, which are are still being assessed by officials, stand up to 30 feet tall in the borderlands region of California. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A photo from last October shows prototypes of border walls in San Diego that President Trump will be examining. He heads to California on Tuesday — his first visit to the state since becoming president. Elliott Spagat/AP hide caption

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Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, arrives at the Capitol in September. Thursday, despite pleas from Grassley, the Senate defeated an immigration bill that had been backed by the White House. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Senate Fails To Advance Any Immigration Proposals

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Thousands of immigrants and supporters join the Defend DACA March in Los Angeles in September to oppose the President Trump's ordered end to DACA protections. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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NPR Poll: 2 In 3 Support Legal Status For DREAMers; Majority Oppose Building A Wall

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A Border Patrol vehicle rides beside an already existing portion of the wall along the U.S.-Mexico border south of San Diego. Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images hide caption

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The work built by French artist JR peers over the U.S.-Mexico border at Tecate, Calif., earlier this week. Guillermo Arias/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As Boy Peers Curiously Over Border Wall, His Artist Asks: 'What Is He Thinking?'

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A Border Patrol agent keeps watch over the U.S.-Mexico border fence just south of San Diego earlier this year. The Department of Homeland Security announced Tuesday that it would waive environmental and other laws to expedite its construction of barriers and roads in the region. Sandy Huffaker/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Homeland Security To Waive Environmental Rules On Border Wall Projects

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A Proposed New Tax, Mainly On Latinos, To Pay For Trump's Border Wall

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President Trump delivers his first address to a joint session of Congress in February. After the compromise spending bill failed to fulfill all his budget requests, the president appears to be gearing up for a fight in September. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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A student from Wisconsin takes a break in front of the Capitol Wednesday. Republican and Democratic negotiators appear ready to pass a one-week funding measure to keep the government open. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call,Inc. via Getty Images hide caption

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A view from the International bridge between Presidio, Texas, and Ojinaga, Mexico, shows the flooded checkpoint between the two cities on Sept. 17, 2008. A levee broke and water from the Rio Grande inundated parts of the city with 10 feet of water. Walt Frerck/AP hide caption

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Mexico Worries That A New Border Wall Will Worsen Flooding

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