Matthew Sussis is Assistant Director of Communications for the Center for Immigration Studies.

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December 6, 2018, 1:33 PM EST
During the many rallies of Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, no chants ever rang quite as loudly as, “Build that wall!” Yet nearly two years into his presidency, the wall remains unbuilt and Republican congressional leaders look likely to capitulate on yet another funding fight. While a border wall is likely not the highest priority fix for border security nor the most effective, failure to win on wall funding yet again threatens to seriously demoralize the Trump base and send the signal to the rest of the world that our southern border remains unsecured.