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FILE - In this March 30, 2017 file photo, a portion of the new steel border fence stretches along the US-Mexico border in Sunland Park, New Mexico. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd, File)
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Tucson, Pima County vote to oppose Trump’s border wall

FILE - In this March 30, 2017 file photo, a portion of the new steel border fence stretches along the US-Mexico border in Sunland Park, New Mexico. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd, File)

TUCSON, Ariz.  — Calling it an “offensive and damaging symbol of fear and division,” the Tucson City Council voted unanimously to oppose the proposed border wall that was at the center of President Donald Trump’s campaign for office.

Tuesday night’s vote came after the Pima County Board of Supervisors also passed a resolution opposing the border wall.

City and county leaders said during a news conference that they were united against the proposed wall.

They were joined by two local tribes, including the Tohono O’odham, which is located on a large part of the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona. The tribe passed its own resolution opposing the border wall in February.

The city council resolution also calls for Tucson to divest in any companies involved with the wall.

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