DALLAS -As federal funding was announced for the controversial border wall at the southern tip of Texas, local government opposition formed at the western end.

In El Paso County, commissioners voted 3 to 1 Monday for a resolution demanding a halt to construction of the border wall, saying it would interfere with the region's long-established way of life. Thousands of people cross the border daily between El Paso and Juarez on the Mexican side of the Rio Grande, including students who attend classes in Texas.

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