Some perspectives from the California/Mexico border.
Many in Calexico, Calif., were offended when President Trump called improvements to the border fence there “the start of our Southern Border WALL!”
It isn’t surprising that of nine congressional districts that include the US/Mexico border, there isn’t a single representative that supports Trump’s notion of a wall.
Nine congressional representatives serve the districts that line the 2,000-mile southern border and they're all against the wall
For people in these districts, a wall is not an abstract or symbolic concept but a practical consideration that is real for people who live there.