A US military personnel has commenced construction on the first stage of the private border wall between Mexico and the United States, utilizing money crowdsourced by the supporters if the US President Donald Trump.
Displaying a red “Make America Great Again” hat, resident of New Mexico, Jeff Allen overviewed proudly the pioneering last weekend as workers along with heavy construction equipment started assembling an elevating fence of steel slats on land he co-owns in the city of Sunland Park, across from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.
56 years told Allem told, “ this is Americans’ way of saying, ‘Congress, you’re worthless, and we’re fighting it. We’re going to build (the wall) ourselves”. He also added, “this is not Europe. This is America. We protect our borders. ”
Engaged to assist the US President to complete his pledge for building a “big, beautiful wall” on the border, Allen planned to do part of it himself, together with the United Constitutional Patriots, a right-wing militia which bears self-appointed border group.
He claimed the project was sponsored by We Build the Wall, a company initiated by war veteran and triple amputee Brian Kolfage with millions of dollars in private donations he emerged through an online campaign called “ We The People Will Fund The Wall”.
The advisory board of the company is led by Steve Bannon, the far-right strategist and the former advisor of the US President.
Kolfage marked the latest wall Monday by pinning a video of its constructions on social media. He wrote, “ WE DID IT!!! First, the privately funded wall is nearly complete! DONATE NOW to fund more walls”.
The new private barricade is being constructed at the spot where the state of New Mexico and Texas traverse with Mexico, outside El Paso.
It is a place for using by migrants, chiefly Central Americans, for reaching the United States. US Border Patrol claims 98,052 migrants were taken in custody in the EL Paso sector from October to April.
A Cincinnati, Ohio native, Allen who moved six years ago, told it was also traversing point rife with crime. The border crossers have attempted for killing his dog and slashing tires and threw rocks at him.