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The president declared a national emergency in February to access federal money to build a wall similar to this razor-wire-covered border wall separating Nogalas, Mexico (left), and Nogales, Ariz. Congress did not approve the full amount he asked for last year to follow through on a key campaign pledge. Charlie Riedel/AP hide caption

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Eloisa Tamez of El Calaboz, Texas, walks along the border wall in her backyard. She took the government to court over surveying her land and over the compensation she received for the land needed for border wall construction. Reynaldo Leanos Jr./Texas Public Radio hide caption

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Rio Grande Valley Landowners Plan To Fight Border Wall Expansion

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President Trump shows the executive veto of the national emergency resolution in the Oval Office of the White House Friday. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Vetoes Congressional Effort To Limit Border Wall Funding

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President Trump said Thursday he would "probably have to veto" the resolution blocking his emergency declaration to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Trump Vows Veto After Congress Blocks His Order To Build Border Wall

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The House Budget Committee displays copies of President Trump's new budget proposal on Capitol Hill on Monday morning. Presidential budget proposals are typically political documents, with Congress taking the lead to set federal spending levels. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Seeks More Border Wall Funding In New Budget

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A performer who goes by Beatrix Lestrange organized and hosted the No Border Wall Protest Drag Show in Brownsville, Texas. Reynaldo Leanos Jr./Texas Public Radio hide caption

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New 18-foot, steel bollard fencing is replacing an old vehicle border near the Santa Teresa Port of Entry in New Mexico. Environmentalists are concerned the new fencing will block off wildlife corridors. Mallory Falk/KRWG hide caption

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Critics Say Border Wall Could Harm Wildlife Corridors And Sensitive Desert Terrain

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A section of border wall separates Tijuana, Mexico, from San Diego, as seen from the U.S. in January. California has filed a lawsuit along with 15 other states, calling President Trump's use of a national emergency declaration to redirect money toward border wall construction unconstitutional. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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President Trump speaks in the Rose Garden at the White House on Friday to declare a national emergency in order to build a wall along the southern border. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Gracie Garcia poses for a photo in her backyard in Los Indios, near San Benito, Texas. The border wall was built about 10 years ago on Garcia's property, and she says she has not been paid for it. Veronica G. Cardenas/Texas Public Radio hide caption

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In The Rio Grande Valley, Residents Prepare For Construction Of A New Border Wall

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During his State of the Union speech this month, President Trump reiterated his call for funding of a wall to block unauthorized migration across the Southern border. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Emergency Declaration For Border Wall Could Tap Military Funds

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Birds fly and land on the U.S. border wall, seen from Tijuana, Mexico. Lawmakers in Washington are still finalizing a border security funding deal with more resources for physical barriers. Rebecca Blackwell/AP hide caption

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A Gulf fritillary butterfly perches on a flower at the National Butterfly Center, which is home to several endangered plants and threatened animals. The center is asking a federal judge to block government officials from building a border wall on its property. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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President Trump said he is not "happy" with a compromise budget deal being negotiated on Capitol Hill but said he doesn't think there will be another shutdown. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Rep. Nita Lowey, D-N.Y., walks to a bipartisan negotiation meeting Monday over securing the U.S. Southern border and keeping the U.S. government from shutting down. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra was tapped to give the Spanish language response to the president's State of the Union address by top congressional Democratic leaders. Reed Saxon/AP hide caption

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Verlon Jose, vice chairman of the Tohono O'odham Nation, says President Trump's proposed wall would devastate his community. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Native American Leader: 'A Wall Is Not The Answer'

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President Trump's proposal to end the partial government shutdown includes not only funding for an expanded border wall, parts of which can be seen from Tijuana, Mexico, but also provisions that further restrict asylum seekers. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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As House Democrats Reject Trump Proposal, Senate GOP Embraces It

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