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“Fast track” border wall construction in Downtown El Paso leads to Thanksgiving Day standoff

On Thanksgiving morning, while many El Pasoans were baking pies and prepping turkeys, Jesus “Chuy” Reyes was in the midst of a standoff at the American Canal Extension near Downtown El Paso, where construction workers had begun rapidly erecting a secondary border barrier.  Reyes, the general manager of El Paso County Water Improvement District No. […]