DHS acting Secretary Chad Wolf tours and speaks to the local media in front of the border wall under construction on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, south of Donna. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
DHS acting Secretary Chad Wolf speaks to the local media in front of the border wall under construction on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, south of Donna. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
DHS acting Secretary Chad Wolf talks with construction workers on the site of the border wall under construction on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, south of Donna. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
The border wall under construction on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, south of Donna. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
A McAllen K-9 police officer walks past rebar that will make up the border wall before DHS acting Secretary Chad Wolf tours and speaks to the local media at the border wall under construction on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, south of Donna. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
DHS acting Secretary Chad Wolf, left, listens to U.S. Border Patrol supervisor, Carmen Qualia, as he tours and speaks to the local media in front of the border wall under construction on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, south of Donna. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
U.S. Border Patrol agents walk next to an older section of the border wall as DHS acting Secretary Chad Wolf tours and speaks to the local media in front of the border wall under construction on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, south of Donna. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
DHS acting Secretary Chad Wolf, right, tours and speaks to the local media as Rodolfo Karisch, Chief Patrol Agent of the Rio Grande Valley Sector, left, and other agents listen in front of the border wall under construction on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, south of Donna. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
A U.S. Border Patrol agent stands in front of a section of the border wall under construction as DHS acting Secretary Chad Wolf speaks to the local media on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, south of Donna. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
DHS acting Secretary Chad Wolf, right, speaks to the local media as Rodolfo Karisch, Chief Patrol Agent of the Rio Grande Valley Sector, left of him, and other agents listen in front of the border wall under construction on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, south of Donna. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
Construction workers look over a section of newly constructed border wall on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, south of Donna. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
U.S. Border Patrol agents stand in unison as DHS acting Secretary Chad Wolf tours and speaks to the local media in front of the border wall under construction on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, south of Donna. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
DHS acting Secretary Chad Wolf, center, tours and speaks to the local media in front of the border wall under construction on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, south of Donna. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
DHS acting Secretary Chad Wolf tours and speaks to the local media in front of the border wall under construction on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, south of Donna. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)