What Would It Take for Donald Trump to Deport 11 Million and Build a Wall?
May 19, 2016 | The New York Times
Michael Dear is quoted in this comprehensive article outlining the feasibility and effectiveness of Donald Trump’s border wall proposal.
Walls tend to be crude solutions to complex problems and are evidence of geopolitical failure, said Michael Dear, a professor at the University of California, Berkeley, who specializes in the border with Mexico.
“People always find a way to go above or below or through a wall,” said Professor Dear, the author of “Why Walls Won’t Work.” “It’s just political window dressing and rabble-rousing of the worst order.”