Voices from the Wall
Americas Now Past Segments • 23m
The Trump administration has long-called for the construction of a wall to stop migrants from crossing illegally into the U.S. Some have called for the border to be closed completely, while others say the wall is simply causing the death of migrants and won’t achieve its goal.
What is clear, the border remains a divisive issue.
Correspondent Dan Williams traveled extensively along both sides of the border in order to speak to those whose lives have been impacted by “the wall.”
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