Southwest Border Fence Behind Schedule

Homeland Security said its goal of finishing up the border fence in Southwest U.S. this year seems to be slipping away. How long will it take?  

New York Times
The Department of Homeland Security said Wednesday that cost overruns, legal obstacles and other problems were imperiling its goal of completing the 670 miles of fencing and technological improvements on the Southwest border that President Bush has promoted as vital to securing it.
Rising costs for construction and materials and delays in acquiring land from owners could foil the effort to build the fence by the end of the year, said officials, who are now seeking more money for the project.
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