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Weighing chances of success of 1st lawsuit filed against proposed US-Mexico border wall




The United States - Mexico Border wall near the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Ysidro, California on Friday, February 10, 2017.
The United States - Mexico Border wall near the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Ysidro, California on Friday, February 10, 2017.
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The first lawsuit has been filed against the proposed border wall between the US and Mexico. It's from an environmental group claiming a wall would harm jaguars, wolves, and dozens of other species.

What are the prospects of suits like this succeeding? We'll look at the odds.

You can read the lawsuit below: 

Center and Grijalva v Kelly Complaint 2017-04-12 by Southern California Public Radio on Scribd

Guests:

Brian Segee, senior attorney for the Center for Biological Diversity

Julie Axelrod, director of investigations and staff counsel at the Immigration Reform Law Institute