Nogales (AZ) is fighting to remove concertina wire placed there in the last round of hysteria
A Nogales City Council resolution says the barbed wire "is only found in a war, prison or battle setting" and should not be downtown.
New Mexico is withdrawing the National Guard and asking other states to also do this in New Mexico
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) said she rejects Trump's contention that "there exists an overwhelming national security crisis” at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Meanwhile El Paso is pushing back on this notion it is a dangerous city or that it somehow was dangerous before the wall was added.
Fact-check shows President Donald Trump's wrong about claim in State of the Union that El Paso was among most dangerous cities until the border fence.
Some of this narrative to hype up the border wall is coming at expense of the border regions and people that live there. Unfortunately this comes at expense of tourism in the area (both from destroying actual habitats, and from scaring people away)