Julián Aguilar

How a Local Bureaucrat Made Millions Amid the Rush to Build a Border Fence

The feds faced a deadline to finish the first version of a border wall. Godfrey Garza Jr. of Hildalgo County, Texas, made it happen, and made himself a small fortune along the way. Other than Garza, no one seems too happy about that.

A Border Wall’s Uncompensated Victims

Scores of Texas landowners in the shadow of the border wall say the government should pay them for their damaged property values.

The Taking

The federal government’s boldest land grab in a generation produced the first border wall — and a trail of abuse, mistakes and unfairness.

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