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How A South Texas Bureaucrat Became A Multimillionaire Amid The Rush To Build A Border Fence

Posted on · Godfrey Garza, the former general manager of Hidalgo County Drainage District No. 1, made more than $3.5 million in commissions on a South Texas border fence project that was largely bankrolled by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security

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How The Federal Government Abused Its Power To Seize Property For A Border Fence

Posted on · A decade ago, many border Texans got a raw deal when the federal government seized land for a barrier — while others pushed up the price. Will the government's rushed, haphazard process be repeated as it pushes for a border wall?