Obama's designation of half-million acres along Mexico border as national monument causes stir

  • by: SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 21, 2014 - 8:15 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — President Barack Obama on Wednesday declared almost a half-million acres of rugged desert terrain along the U.S.-Mexico border as a national monument, marking the largest swath of land to be set aside for that purpose since he took office.

ADVERTISEMENT

Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT