Ducey ordered gaps in border wall to be filled with shipping containers. It's already falling down

By Steve Goldstein, Mark Brodie
Published: Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 11:42am

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Yuma border wall gaps filled with shipping containers
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Gov. Doug Ducey issued an executive order on Aug. 12, 2022, directing the Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs to immediately fill the gaps in the Yuma border wall.

Gov. Doug Ducey has been outspoken in criticizing Biden administration border policies, including paying for buses to take migrants to New York and Washington, D.C.

Late last week, he issued an executive order to direct the state to fill in gaps in a border wall in Yuma to prevent undocumented people from crossing. Rather than traditional fencing, though, the gaps are being covered by a series of shipping containers, some of which had already fallen or been knocked down.

For an update from Yuma, The Show spoke with KAWC host and reporter Lisa Sturgis.

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