A border wall already runs up to both sides of the River Bend Resort & Golf Club in Brownsville, Texas. Erected in 2006, this part of the wall stands 18 feet and ends abruptly along a busy highway, leaving a gap several miles wide. Much of the most-recent border wall contruction has been in Texas and California. (Mindy Riesenberg, Cronkite News/Courtesy)
President Donald Trump declared a national emergency Friday, Feb. 15, to secure more money for proposed border wall construction. The Daily Courier took to the courthouse plaza to see what people thought.