Fact Check: Trump’s Tweet on Border Walls in Europe

Palko Karasz, New York Times, 17 January 2019 - In an apparent effort to bolster his case for a wall along the Mexican border, President Trump pointed on Wednesday to examples of walls going up around the world, especially barriers built in Europe, as proof that they work. Here’s an assessment of those claims. [...]
 
“The boosting and militarization of border security has led to a higher death toll for forcibly displaced persons,” according to a report released in May by the Transnational Institute, a research and advocacy institute. [...]