Why President Trump’s Wall Directive Is Largely Symbolic


Jennifer Gordon was quoted in Deutsche Welle about Donald Trump’s executive order to build a wall along the United States-Mexico border.

It’s a symbolic move, concurred Jennifer Gordon, who specializes in immigration law at Fordham University: “He doesn’t have the power of appropriation to give money to that, he needs Congress for that.”

What’s more, said Fordham University’s Gordon, the new DHS chief Kelly’s position of a layered approach is shared by many security experts “who are sophisticated and believe in more border security.”

Asked whether she believes a continuous, physical wall along US-Mexican border will become reality under the Trump administration, Fordham University’s Gordon said: “No, I do not.”

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