Secretary of Homeland Security to visit Santa Teresa border wall construction site

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Update: (4/11) A spokesperson with Border Patrol tells KTSM that DHS Secretary Nielsen’s Thursday visit to Santa Teresa and Artesia has been postponed.

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Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen will make her way to the borderland this week to visit the border wall construction site.

Nielsen will visit Santa Teresa on Thursday to see the construction efforts, meet local law enforcement, and attend briefings on the wall.

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She will also go to Artesia to speak to students of the FLETC-Artesia Border Patrol Training Academy about the importance of careers in homeland security.

New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez will join Nielsen during her visit.

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