How Standing Up Against the Border Fence Cost One Federal Employee His Job

The Texas Observer | July 2, 2008
Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge project manager Ken Merritt was asked to make a choice: support federal law, or sign off on the plan to build the border wall. He chose in favor of the refuge, and the decision ended his career.

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