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Biden administration presses forward with border wall plans in Texas, angering allies

Even as the president says the barriers don’t work, his administration says it will waive environmental laws to build them quickly.

What the federal government says is a levee improvement project near Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park in Mission on Jan. 12, 2022. Local immigrant advocates and environmentalists say it looks like a border wall.

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