In recognition of Joe Biden’s plan to stop building Trump’s border wall and instead offer up new comprehensive immigration legislation, here’s another picture of the border wall in California. As I’ve mentioned before, the wall stops at that little hill in the distance, which doesn’t look all that hard to cross. I imagine that anyone with a little gumption can still make it into the US.

September 26, 2020 — Near Jacumba Hot Springs, California

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