The president declared a state of emergency at the border in order to be able to transfer billions in military and pentagon funding to building the new border wall. On November 14, CBP acting Commissioner Morgan acknowledged that the 78 miles currently in construction has been replacing existing or “insufficient” barriers. The administration has just now started to break ground on building a wall where no barrier existed before. Morgan also acknowledged how acquiring private land for the border wall will continue to challenge the Trump administration.

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Acting CBP Commissioner Mark Morgan admitted that much of the new border wall construction is just replacing old barriers.