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Contractors hoping to build Trump's border wall could face hostilities on the ground

by Take Two®

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A fence runs along the US-Mexico border between the Otay Mesa and San Ysidro ports of entry in and near San Diego, California, across from Tijuana, Mexico (L). The barrier seperating the two countries known to many as the 'border fence' or the 'border wall' is in reality several barriers, designed to prevent illegal movement across the border, backed by supporters and criticized by opponents. FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images

It's deadline day for contractors hoping to take on one of the most controversial jobs in the country. 

That job: building a border wall with Mexico. 

The contract could be lucrative. But the winning bidders will have to think about far more than steel and masonry.

For more, Take Two spoke to Elliot Spagat with the Associated Press.

Press the blue play button above to hear the full interview. 

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