Nick Miroff+ Your Authors @NickMiroff Washington Post reporter covering immigration enforcement, border security and @DHSgov. Tip? nick.miroff(at) Sep. 18, 2019 1 min read + Your Authors

This is my first time back along the border in San Diego since the new replacement barriers have gone in. There is now an 18-foot “primary” barrier (completed this spring) and crews are now putting in 30-foot “secondary” fence. The visual effect of the new contours is striking.

New fence casts a long shadow

Above Imperial Beach

West of San Ysidro

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