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West Point Contractor construction workers begin building a four-mile segment of border wall in El Paso, Texas. (Image: El Paso Times video screenshot)

WATCH: Border Wall Construction Underway in El Paso

A video released this week shows the opening stages of a construction project in El Paso, Texas, ordered by President Donald Trump. The project is replacing a four-mile segment of fencing with upgraded wall technology.

Bollard-style Border Wall

Border Wall Construction Begins in El Paso, Texas

Border Patrol officials in the El Paso Sector announced that construction of a new section of border wall began on Saturday. The new four-mile section of road will replace existing fencing near downtown El Paso.

American Canal in El Paso

Migrant Rappels into U.S. — Nearly Drowns in Irrigation Canal

A migrant from Mexico nearly drowned in an El Paso, Texas, canal after rappelling into the U.S. from the Paso Del Norte Port of Entry bridge. Border Patrol agents sprung into action and rescued the man from the extremely dangerous situation.

Border Patrol officials fingerprint an illegal alien as part of a biometric background check. (AP File Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Border Patrol Agents Arrest Previous Deportee Wanted for Child Rape Charge

Border Patrol agents took a fugitive alleged child sex offender off the streets after responding to a call for assistance from local police in New Mexico. The agents identified the man as a previously deported Mexican national wanted on a charge of “Criminal Sexual Penetration of a Minor.”

American Canal in El Paso

Two Teens, Young Adult Drowned Crossing Rio Grande

Border Patrol agents and El Paso Fire Department rescue teams recovered the bodies of two illegal immigrant teenagers and a young woman earlier this week. The three illegal immigrants were reportedly attempting to cross the border from Mexico into the U.S. Emergency crews on both sides of the border rescued seven other people swept downstream by rapid currents in the Rio Grande.

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Feds Open Migrant Processing Center After Cutting Border Surveillance

Border Patrol officials in far west Texas announced the opening of an illegal immigrant processing center in response to the flood of crossings and apprehensions. The move comes as officials with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shut down an aerial surveillance program intended to interdict and deter such behavior.

Cuban Migrants Heading to Texas

Thousands of Cuban Migrants Arriving in West Texas

As the United States and Cuba continue the diplomatic thawing process undertaken by the Obama Administration, thousands of migrants are expected to cross into El Paso amid fears that the preferential status for the island-born immigrants could soon cease.

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More Felons and Sex Offenders Caught Crossing Back into U.S.

Border Patrol agents from the El Paso Sector captured two more sex offenders and a felonious gang member who had crossed back into the United States after being previously deported. These arrests by Border Patrol agents prove the fallacy of not securing the border after deporting these criminals.