/ Modified jan 29, 2021 1:47 p.m.

Wall construction provided economic boost to border city Douglas

President Biden ordered construction to stop on the new wall system.

President Biden’s order to stop construction on new border wall construction implemented by the Trump Administration concludes projects that offered some border communities an economic boost. In Douglas, some welcomed the influx of temporary workers, despite their own personal opinions about the project itself. Tony Paniagua spoke to city leaders and business owners about the wall’s financial impacts.

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