Arizona lawmakers have launched their latest attack on illegal immigration: an online fundraising campaign to build more fencing along the state’s border with Mexico.
State Sen. Steve Smith, sponsor of a new bill aimed at bankrolling the additional fence, said the goal is to use online donations and prison labor to build beefed-up border security.
Donors to the cause may even be given certificates declaring they helped build the wall, Smith told reporters last week.
“I think it’s going to be a really, really neat thing,” he said.
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