The border wall has become the stumbling block between Republicans and Democrats over government funding, leading to a shutdown of the federal government. A wall, however, already exists along stretches of the U.S.-Mexico border. The New York Times created an interactive graphic to show what’s already in place.

For more on the Wall — whether we need it and what it will or won’t do — take another look at the Rational Middle’s episode, The Wall. 

 

The Wall We Want Versus the Wall We Have