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U.S./MEXICO BORDER TO FIND OUT WHAT THEY THINK ABOUT THE WALL.

WHAT THEY THINK ABOUT THE WALL. >> PEACEFUL ON THE SURFACE, BUT

>> PEACEFUL ON THE SURFACE, BUT THERES DEFINITELY AN UNDERLYING

THERES DEFINITELY AN UNDERLYING THREAT THAT DOESNT WANT TO MAKE

THREAT THAT DOESNT WANT TO MAKE ITSELF KNOWN.

ITSELF KNOWN. >> Reporter: RUSSELL JOHNSON IS

>> Reporter: RUSSELL JOHNSON IS ONE OF A HANDFUL OF AMERICANS

ONE OF A HANDFUL OF AMERICANS WHO INHERITED LAND ALONG THE

WHO INHERITED LAND ALONG THE U.S./MEXICO BORDER AND ALL THE

U.S./MEXICO BORDER AND ALL THE HEADACHES THAT COME WITH IT.

HEADACHES THAT COME WITH IT. >> IN THE PAST, THEY ADVISED US

>> IN THE PAST, THEY ADVISED US TO STAY OUT OF HERE AS MUCH AS

TO STAY OUT OF HERE AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE BECAUSE OF THE

POSSIBLE BECAUSE OF THE REMOTENESS AND ITS A VERY

REMOTENESS AND ITS A VERY POPULAR CROSSING SPOT AND VERY

POPULAR CROSSING SPOT AND VERY DANGEROUS.

DANGEROUS. BUT OUR CATTLE RUN BACK HERE.

BUT OUR CATTLE RUN BACK HERE. THIS IS PART OF OUR RANCH.

THIS IS PART OF OUR RANCH. >> Reporter: THIS RANCH, THE

>> Reporter: THIS RANCH, THE CATTLE BUSINESS, THIS WILD

CATTLE BUSINESS, THIS WILD WESTERN IDENTITY HAS BEEN PASSED

WESTERN IDENTITY HAS BEEN PASSED DOWN THROUGH FOUR GENERATIONS,

DOWN THROUGH FOUR GENERATIONS, BUT THE PERILS OF LIVING ON THIS

BUT THE PERILS OF LIVING ON THIS EIGHT-MILE STRETCH OF BORDER ARE

EIGHT-MILE STRETCH OF BORDER ARE ALSO WOVEN INTO THE FAMILYS

ALSO WOVEN INTO THE FAMILYS HISTORY.

HISTORY. >> WE LIVE WITH THIS 24/7.

>> WE LIVE WITH THIS 24/7. WE GET CALLS IN THE MIDDLE OF

WE GET CALLS IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT THAT WEVE HAD A

THE NIGHT THAT WEVE HAD A VEHICLE DRIVE THROUGH AND THE

VEHICLE DRIVE THROUGH AND THE BORDER FENCE IS DOWN.

BORDER FENCE IS DOWN. YOU HAVE TO KEEP YOURSELF AT A

YOU HAVE TO KEEP YOURSELF AT A CONSTANT HEIGHTENED AWARENESS.

CONSTANT HEIGHTENED AWARENESS. >> Reporter: IF RUSSELL, HIS

>> Reporter: IF RUSSELL, HIS WIFE BRANDY, AND THEIR TWO KIDS

WIFE BRANDY, AND THEIR TWO KIDS LIVED SOMEWHERE ELSE, THEY MIGHT

LIVED SOMEWHERE ELSE, THEY MIGHT BE ABLE TO TALK TO SOME SORT OF

BE ABLE TO TALK TO SOME SORT OF HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION TO BEEF

HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION TO BEEF UP SECURITY.

UP SECURITY. BUT OUT HERE, THEYRE AT THE

BUT OUT HERE, THEYRE AT THE MERCY OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.

MERCY OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT. >> PEOPLE TELL US WE SHOULD MOVE

>> PEOPLE TELL US WE SHOULD MOVE IF ITS SO BAD.

IF ITS SO BAD. I SIT HERE AND SEE STORIES ABOUT

I SIT HERE AND SEE STORIES ABOUT GANG VIOLENCE IN CITIES OR GUN

GANG VIOLENCE IN CITIES OR GUN VIOLENCE IN CITIES.

VIOLENCE IN CITIES. >> Reporter: ACCORDING TO BORDER

>> Reporter: ACCORDING TO BORDER PATROL, ILLEGAL ALIEN

PATROL, ILLEGAL ALIEN APPREHENSIONS HERE IN THE EL

APPREHENSIONS HERE IN THE EL PASO SECTOR REACHED A TEN-YEAR

PASO SECTOR REACHED A TEN-YEAR HIGH THIS YEAR.

HIGH THIS YEAR. SO WHAT DO RANCHERS SEE AS THE

SO WHAT DO RANCHERS SEE AS THE SOLUTION?

SOLUTION? >> WE WOULD LIKE TO SEE A

>> WE WOULD LIKE TO SEE A PHYSICAL BARRIER.

PHYSICAL BARRIER. THATS WHATS NEEDED.

THATS WHATS NEEDED. THAT AND BOOTS AND TECHNOLOGY ON

THAT AND BOOTS AND TECHNOLOGY ON THE GROUND.

THE GROUND. A LOT OF THAT WILL HAVE TO COME

A LOT OF THAT WILL HAVE TO COME FROM IMMIGRATION REFORM, AND

FROM IMMIGRATION REFORM, AND THATS WHATS FRUSTRATING TO US.

THATS WHATS FRUSTRATING TO US. THIS ISSUES BECOME SO

THIS ISSUES BECOME SO POLITICIZED.

POLITICIZED. WE FEEL LIKE WERE JUST THE

WE FEEL LIKE WERE JUST THE PAWNS SITTING IN THE MIDDLE OF

PAWNS SITTING IN THE MIDDLE OF THIS THING.

THIS THING. >> PRESIDENT TRUMP ABANDONED THE

>> PRESIDENT TRUMP ABANDONED THE WALL.

WALL. >> THE WALL IS AN IMMORALITY.

>> THE WALL IS AN IMMORALITY. >> BUILD THAT WALL!

>> BUILD THAT WALL! BUILD THAT WALL!

BUILD THAT WALL! >> Reporter: BUT THEY DO FEEL

>> Reporter: BUT THEY DO FEEL TRUMP IS SYMPATHETIC TO THEIR

TRUMP IS SYMPATHETIC TO THEIR CONCERNS.

CONCERNS. >> WERE GOING TO BUILD A WALL,

>> WERE GOING TO BUILD A WALL, FOLKS.

FOLKS. >> TRUMP CAME OUT SAYING THERE

>> TRUMP CAME OUT SAYING THERE WAS A PROBLEM AND NOBODY ELSE

WAS A PROBLEM AND NOBODY ELSE HAD TALKED ABOUT THERE BEING A

HAD TALKED ABOUT THERE BEING A PROBLEM BEFORE.

PROBLEM BEFORE. THERES SO MUCH BACKLASH SAYING

THERES SO MUCH BACKLASH SAYING HE WAS JUST MAKING THIS UP, THAT

HE WAS JUST MAKING THIS UP, THAT IT WAS KIND OF LIKE, NO, ITS

IT WAS KIND OF LIKE, NO, ITS REALLY HAPPENING.

REALLY HAPPENING. >> Reporter: THE JOHNSONS ARENT

>> Reporter: THE JOHNSONS ARENT AGAINST IMMIGRATION.

AGAINST IMMIGRATION. THEY EVEN WANT THE U.S. TO BRING

THEY EVEN WANT THE U.S. TO BRING BACK A WORKER PROGRAM.

BACK A WORKER PROGRAM. RUSSELL JUST WANTS THE ILLEGAL

RUSSELL JUST WANTS THE ILLEGAL ACTIVITY ON HIS PROPERTY TO

ACTIVITY ON HIS PROPERTY TO STOP.

STOP. >> OFF IN THE DISTANCE ON THAT

>> OFF IN THE DISTANCE ON THAT HIGHEST PEAK, THE SMUGGLERS

HIGHEST PEAK, THE SMUGGLERS UTILIZE THAT SPOT TO MONITOR

UTILIZE THAT SPOT TO MONITOR BORDER PATROL ACTIVITY.

BORDER PATROL ACTIVITY. >> SO YOU COULD POTENTIALLY HAVE

>> SO YOU COULD POTENTIALLY HAVE SMUGGLERS, A CRIMINAL ELEMENT ON

SMUGGLERS, A CRIMINAL ELEMENT ON YOUR PROPERTY USING YOUR RANCH

YOUR PROPERTY USING YOUR RANCH AS A LOOKOUT POINT.

AS A LOOKOUT POINT. >> YES.

>> YES. >> THATS -- HOW DOES THAT MAKE

>> THATS -- HOW DOES THAT MAKE YOU FEEL?

YOU FEEL? >> IT DOESNT GET YOU ANY

>> IT DOESNT GET YOU ANY COMFORT AT ALL KNOWING THAT

COMFORT AT ALL KNOWING THAT ANYWHERE ON YOUR RANCH YOU HAVE

ANYWHERE ON YOUR RANCH YOU HAVE CRIMINAL ACTIVITY GOING ON.

CRIMINAL ACTIVITY GOING ON. >> Reporter: ALL THAT SEPARATES

>> Reporter: ALL THAT SEPARATES THE JOHNSON RANCH FROM MEXICO IN

THE JOHNSON RANCH FROM MEXICO IN SOME SPOTS IS A BARBED WIRE

SOME SPOTS IS A BARBED WIRE FENCE.

FENCE. IN OTHER AREAS, THERES A

IN OTHER AREAS, THERES A BARRIER LIKE THIS THATS

BARRIER LIKE THIS THATS SUPPOSED TO STOP VEHICLES.

SUPPOSED TO STOP VEHICLES. ACCORDING TO RUSSELL, IT ISNT

ACCORDING TO RUSSELL, IT ISNT ALWAYS SUCCESSFUL.

ALWAYS SUCCESSFUL. >> WHAT THE SMUGGLERS HAVE DONE

>> WHAT THE SMUGGLERS HAVE DONE IS DRIVE AROUND OVER HERE.

IS DRIVE AROUND OVER HERE. THEYLL EITHER CUT THE FENCE OR

THEYLL EITHER CUT THE FENCE OR UNTIE THE WIRE AND STEP ON IT

UNTIE THE WIRE AND STEP ON IT AND DRIVE ACROSS ON TO THE NORTH

AND DRIVE ACROSS ON TO THE NORTH SIDE.

SIDE. >> Reporter: SOME PARTS OF THE

>> Reporter: SOME PARTS OF THE BORDER ARE MORE POUROUS THAN

BORDER ARE MORE POUROUS THAN OTHERS.

OTHERS. THATS BECAUSE IN 2006,

THATS BECAUSE IN 2006, BIPARTISAN LEGISLATION LED TO

BIPARTISAN LEGISLATION LED TO THE CONSTRUCTION OF BARRIERS

THE CONSTRUCTION OF BARRIERS AROUND BIG BORDER CITIES LIKE EL

AROUND BIG BORDER CITIES LIKE EL PASO AND SAN DIEGO.

PASO AND SAN DIEGO. WHEN PAIRED WITH MORE AGENTS AND

WHEN PAIRED WITH MORE AGENTS AND TECHNOLOGY, THOSE BARRIERS CAN

TECHNOLOGY, THOSE BARRIERS CAN BE EFFECTIVE IN REDUCING

BE EFFECTIVE IN REDUCING APPREHENSIONS, BUT OVER TIME,

APPREHENSIONS, BUT OVER TIME, TRAFFIC IS SHIFTED TO THE RURAL

TRAFFIC IS SHIFTED TO THE RURAL AREAS, WHERE THERES NOT MUCH OF

AREAS, WHERE THERES NOT MUCH OF A DETERRENT.

A DETERRENT. >> AND THATS WHERE YOU ARE

>> AND THATS WHERE YOU ARE RIGHT NOW, BASICALLY.

RIGHT NOW, BASICALLY. YOURE IN THE AREA WHERE THE

YOURE IN THE AREA WHERE THE TRAFFIC IS BEING FUNNELED TO.

TRAFFIC IS BEING FUNNELED TO. >> YES.

>> YES. THE TRAFFIC THATS LEGITIMATELY

THE TRAFFIC THATS LEGITIMATELY TRYING TO GET NORTH WITHOUT

TRYING TO GET NORTH WITHOUT BEING CAUGHT.

BEING CAUGHT. THATS WHAT WERE SEEING ON OUR

THATS WHAT WERE SEEING ON OUR RANCH RIGHT NOW.

RANCH RIGHT NOW. THEYRE COMING OUT HERE TO THE

THEYRE COMING OUT HERE TO THE WEAK POINTS TO TRY TO GET IN.

WEAK POINTS TO TRY TO GET IN. >> Reporter: ACCORDING TO

>> Reporter: ACCORDING TO CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION,

CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION, THE LIONS SHARE OF COCAINE,

THE LIONS SHARE OF COCAINE, HEROIN, AND METHAMPHETAMINE

HEROIN, AND METHAMPHETAMINE COMES THROUGH THE SOUTHERN

COMES THROUGH THE SOUTHERN BORDER.

BORDER. ALTHOUGH, MOST OF THESE DRUGS

ALTHOUGH, MOST OF THESE DRUGS ARE SEIZED AT PORTS OF ENTRY AND

ARE SEIZED AT PORTS OF ENTRY AND NOT THE GAPS IN BETWEEN.

NOT THE GAPS IN BETWEEN. AND IN THE PAST FEW MONTHS,

AND IN THE PAST FEW MONTHS, WEVE SEEN A RECORD NUMBER OF

WEVE SEEN A RECORD NUMBER OF ASYLUM SEEKERS AND FAMILY UNITS

ASYLUM SEEKERS AND FAMILY UNITS TURNING THEMSELVES IN, IN THIS

TURNING THEMSELVES IN, IN THIS AREA.

AREA. FAMILIES REQUIRE MORE RESOURCES

FAMILIES REQUIRE MORE RESOURCES FOR PROCESSING AT PORTS OF

FOR PROCESSING AT PORTS OF ENTRY.

ENTRY. AND THAT MEANS FEWER BOOTS ON

AND THAT MEANS FEWER BOOTS ON THE GROUND.

THE GROUND. >> WHAT THATS DOING IS LEAVING

>> WHAT THATS DOING IS LEAVING OUR BORDER WIDE OPEN.

OUR BORDER WIDE OPEN. THEIR NUMBER ONE PRIORITY IS

THEIR NUMBER ONE PRIORITY IS KEEPING EVERY WORKING COMPUTER

KEEPING EVERY WORKING COMPUTER MANNED BACK AT THEIR STATION SO

MANNED BACK AT THEIR STATION SO THEY CAN PROCESS THESE PEOPLE.

THEY CAN PROCESS THESE PEOPLE. ITS NOT SECURING THE BORDER.

ITS NOT SECURING THE BORDER. >> Reporter: I WANTED TO GET

>> Reporter: I WANTED TO GET ANOTHER PERSPECTIVE, SO I DROVE

ANOTHER PERSPECTIVE, SO I DROVE INTO THE HEART OF NEW MEXICOS

INTO THE HEART OF NEW MEXICOS HOT SPOT FOR LEGAL AND ILLEGAL

HOT SPOT FOR LEGAL AND ILLEGAL TRAFFIC.

TRAFFIC. >> A WALL BY ITSELF IS PROBABLY

>> A WALL BY ITSELF IS PROBABLY NOT GOING TO ACCOMPLISH WHAT

NOT GOING TO ACCOMPLISH WHAT THEY INTEND FOR IT TO DO.

THEY INTEND FOR IT TO DO. WE NEED SOME KIND OF BARRIER,

WE NEED SOME KIND OF BARRIER, AND WE NEED THE BORDER PATROL ON

AND WE NEED THE BORDER PATROL ON THE BORDER.

THE BORDER. >> Reporter: WILLIAM HURT GREETS

>> Reporter: WILLIAM HURT GREETS EVERYONE WITH SKEPTICISM AND AT

EVERYONE WITH SKEPTICISM AND AT LEAST ONE FIREARM.

LEAST ONE FIREARM. YOURE ON YOUR OWN OUT HERE.

YOURE ON YOUR OWN OUT HERE. IF SOMETHING GOES DOWN, HELP

IF SOMETHING GOES DOWN, HELP MOST LIKELY ISNT ON THE WAY, AT

MOST LIKELY ISNT ON THE WAY, AT LEAST NOT FOR A FEW HOURS.

LEAST NOT FOR A FEW HOURS. >> DO YOU FEEL LIKE YOURE

>> DO YOU FEEL LIKE YOURE LIVING IN FEAR HERE ON THE

LIVING IN FEAR HERE ON THE BORDER?

BORDER? >> I DONT KNOW IF YOUD CALL IT

>> I DONT KNOW IF YOUD CALL IT FEAR, BUT THERES A CONSTANT

FEAR, BUT THERES A CONSTANT CONCERN.

CONCERN. YOU CANT BE SCARED ALL THE TIME

YOU CANT BE SCARED ALL THE TIME OR YOUD DRIVE YOURSELF CRAZY.

OR YOUD DRIVE YOURSELF CRAZY. BUT THERE IS.

BUT THERE IS. THERES ALWAYS A WORRY.

THERES ALWAYS A WORRY. THE BIG FEAR IS FOR MY FAMILY.

THE BIG FEAR IS FOR MY FAMILY. >> Reporter: THIS IS WHAT HES

>> Reporter: THIS IS WHAT HES AFRAID OF.

AFRAID OF. BORDER PATROL CAPTURED THIS

BORDER PATROL CAPTURED THIS FOOTAGE OF ARMED SMUGGLERS

FOOTAGE OF ARMED SMUGGLERS ESCORTING A MOTHER AND CHILD

ESCORTING A MOTHER AND CHILD ACROSS THE ARIZONA BORDER, ONE

ACROSS THE ARIZONA BORDER, ONE STATE OVER.

STATE OVER. THE HURT RANCH NEIGHBORS A BUSY

THE HURT RANCH NEIGHBORS A BUSY PORT OF ENTRY IN NEW MEXICO,

PORT OF ENTRY IN NEW MEXICO, ANTELOPE WELLS.

ANTELOPE WELLS. JUST A FEW WEEKS AFTER OUR

JUST A FEW WEEKS AFTER OUR VISIT, BORDER PATROL APPREHENDED

VISIT, BORDER PATROL APPREHENDED CLOSE TO 700 PEOPLE THERE OVER

CLOSE TO 700 PEOPLE THERE OVER THE COURSE OF THREE DAYS.

THE COURSE OF THREE DAYS. AND WILLIAMS PROPERTY IS A

AND WILLIAMS PROPERTY IS A POPULAR PATHWAY.

POPULAR PATHWAY. >> MOST OF THE TRAFFIC YOU SEE

>> MOST OF THE TRAFFIC YOU SEE ON YOUR PROPERTY, IS IT DRIVE

ON YOUR PROPERTY, IS IT DRIVE THROUGHS?

THROUGHS? >> WE GET A LOT OF PEOPLE THAT

>> WE GET A LOT OF PEOPLE THAT COME THROUGH, AND THEYLL

COME THROUGH, AND THEYLL BACKPACK THEIR DOPE THROUGH AND

BACKPACK THEIR DOPE THROUGH AND GO UP SOME OF THESE CANYONS.

GO UP SOME OF THESE CANYONS. ONE OF THEIR FAVORITE THINGS IS

ONE OF THEIR FAVORITE THINGS IS TO SKIRT THE FOOT OF THE

TO SKIRT THE FOOT OF THE MOUNTAIN.

MOUNTAIN. >> Reporter: WILLIAMS WIFE CAME

>> Reporter: WILLIAMS WIFE CAME OVER LEGALLY FROM MEXICO WHEN

OVER LEGALLY FROM MEXICO WHEN THEY GOT MARRIED.

THEY GOT MARRIED. THEY ACTUALLY STOOD ON OPPOSITE

THEY ACTUALLY STOOD ON OPPOSITE SIDES OF THE BORDER AS THEY

SIDES OF THE BORDER AS THEY EXCHANGED VOWS.

EXCHANGED VOWS. LIKE THE JOHNSONS, THEYRE ON

LIKE THE JOHNSONS, THEYRE ON THE SAME PAGE ABOUT STOPPING

THE SAME PAGE ABOUT STOPPING ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION.

ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION. >> IVE LIVED HERE FOR 36 YEARS

>> IVE LIVED HERE FOR 36 YEARS NOW.

NOW. IVE REALLY NEVER BEEN MORE

IVE REALLY NEVER BEEN MORE CONCERNED FOR THE SAFETY OF MY

CONCERNED FOR THE SAFETY OF MY FAMILY AND FOR THE RANCH THAN I

FAMILY AND FOR THE RANCH THAN I HAVE BEEN THE LAST SIX MONTHS.

HAVE BEEN THE LAST SIX MONTHS. >> Reporter: SOME STUDIES, LIKE

>> Reporter: SOME STUDIES, LIKE THIS ONE FROM THE PUGH RESEARCH

THIS ONE FROM THE PUGH RESEARCH CENTER, SHOW THE UNAUTHORIZED

CENTER, SHOW THE UNAUTHORIZED IMMIGRANT POPULATION IN THE U.S.

IMMIGRANT POPULATION IN THE U.S. IS AT A TEN-YEAR LOW.

IS AT A TEN-YEAR LOW. CRITICS OF ADDITIONAL BORDER

CRITICS OF ADDITIONAL BORDER SECURITY POINT TO THAT AS PROOF

SECURITY POINT TO THAT AS PROOF THAT THERE IS NO CRISIS DOWN

THAT THERE IS NO CRISIS DOWN HERE.

HERE. BUT THE TOTAL NUMBER OF

BUT THE TOTAL NUMBER OF APPREHENSIONS ALONG THE U.S.

APPREHENSIONS ALONG THE U.S. BORDER CONTINUES TO CLIMB.

BORDER CONTINUES TO CLIMB. THESE RANCHERS REMEMBER PREVIOUS

THESE RANCHERS REMEMBER PREVIOUS SURGES AND WHAT THEY COST.

SURGES AND WHAT THEY COST. >> A LOT OF THIS IS GOING TO BE

>> A LOT OF THIS IS GOING TO BE FROM, YOU KNOW, THE 2005 TO 2008

FROM, YOU KNOW, THE 2005 TO 2008 TIME FRAME.

TIME FRAME. >> SO HOW MUCH PROPERTY DAMAGE

>> SO HOW MUCH PROPERTY DAMAGE WOULD YOU ESTIMATE YOUVE HAD TO

WOULD YOU ESTIMATE YOUVE HAD TO INCUR OVER THE PAST TEN YEARS?

INCUR OVER THE PAST TEN YEARS? >> TENS UPON TENS OF THOUSANDS

>> TENS UPON TENS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS.

OF DOLLARS. BETWEEN FENCE REPAIRS, PASTURE

BETWEEN FENCE REPAIRS, PASTURE LOSS.

LOSS. WEVE LOST SEVERAL CATTLE.

WEVE LOST SEVERAL CATTLE. MY THOUGHTS ARE, WHY WAIT UNTIL

MY THOUGHTS ARE, WHY WAIT UNTIL WE HAVE A PROBLEM?

WE HAVE A PROBLEM? WHY WAIT FOR THIS TO COME BACK

WHY WAIT FOR THIS TO COME BACK BEFORE WE DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT?

BEFORE WE DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT? LETS CLOSE THE GATE BEFORE IT

LETS CLOSE THE GATE BEFORE IT IS AN ISSUE.

IS AN ISSUE. >> Reporter: THE GOVERNMENT IS

>> Reporter: THE GOVERNMENT IS BREAKING GROUND ON A NEW SECTION

BREAKING GROUND ON A NEW SECTION OF BORDER WALL ON THE JOHNSON

OF BORDER WALL ON THE JOHNSON RANCH SOON, PAID FOR BY TRUMPS

RANCH SOON, PAID FOR BY TRUMPS EMERGENCY DECLARATION.

EMERGENCY DECLARATION. >> ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THIS

>> ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THIS MOUNTAIN RIGHT HERE IS WHERE THE

MOUNTAIN RIGHT HERE IS WHERE THE BEGINNING OF THE PORTION OF

BEGINNING OF THE PORTION OF WHERE TRUMP IS GOING TO BE

WHERE TRUMP IS GOING TO BE BUILDING.

BUILDING. >> AND YOURE REALLY EXCITED

>> AND YOURE REALLY EXCITED ABOUT THIS.

ABOUT THIS. >> WE ARE.

>> WE ARE. WE FEEL THAT ITS VERY

WE FEEL THAT ITS VERY NECESSARY, AND ITS A START.

NECESSARY, AND ITS A START. IF YOU LEAVE ANY HOLE IN THE

IF YOU LEAVE ANY HOLE IN THE BORDER LIKE YOU HAVE HERE WITH

BORDER LIKE YOU HAVE HERE WITH JUST A BARBED WIRE FENCE, THE

JUST A BARBED WIRE FENCE, THE SMUGGLERS AND CARTELS IN MEXICO

SMUGGLERS AND CARTELS IN MEXICO WILL EXPLOIT THAT AND USE IT TO

WILL EXPLOIT THAT AND USE IT TO ITS FULL CAPACITY.

ITS FULL CAPACITY. >> Reporter: YOU WOULD THINK

>> Reporter: YOU WOULD THINK LIFE OUT HERE WOULD BE SIMPLE,

LIFE OUT HERE WOULD BE SIMPLE, AND ON THE SURFACE, IT IS, BUT

AND ON THE SURFACE, IT IS, BUT UNDER THE VENEER OF SERENITY

UNDER THE VENEER OF SERENITY LIES SOME UNCOMFORTABLE TRUTHS.

LIES SOME UNCOMFORTABLE TRUTHS. >> I HAVE NO DOUBT THAT THESE

>> I HAVE NO DOUBT THAT THESE PEOPLE ARE LOOKING FOR A BETTER

PEOPLE ARE LOOKING FOR A BETTER LIFE AND THAT THE CONDITIONS IN

LIFE AND THAT THE CONDITIONS IN THE U.S. ARE FAR BETTER THAN THE

THE U.S. ARE FAR BETTER THAN THE ONES THEYRE LIVING IN NOW.

ONES THEYRE LIVING IN NOW. WERE ONE OF THE MOST PROSPEROUS

WERE ONE OF THE MOST PROSPEROUS COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD.

COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD. WHETHER OR NOT THAT WALL OR

WHETHER OR NOT THAT WALL OR BARRIER GETS PUT INTO PLACE, WE

BARRIER GETS PUT INTO PLACE, WE HAVE TO DIRECTLY LIVE WITH THE

HAVE TO DIRECTLY LIVE WITH THE IMPACTS OF THAT.

IMPACTS OF THAT. IT AFFECTS OUR LIVES AND OUR

IT AFFECTS OUR LIVES AND OUR BUSINESS.

BUSINESS. WE WISH THEYD TAKE THE POLITICS

WE WISH THEYD TAKE THE POLITICS OUT OF IT AND COME TOGETHER,

OUT OF IT AND COME TOGETHER, CONGRESS AND THE SENATE COME

CONGRESS AND THE SENATE COME TOGETHER AND SOLVE THIS ISSUE.

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