In this Sept. 4, 2012, photo, a man retrieves his mail near the U.S.-Mexico border fence in Brownsville, Texas. Since 2008, hundreds of landowners on the border have sought fair prices

 

              In this  Sept. 4, 2012, photo, a man retrieves his mail near the U.S.-Mexico border fence in Brownsville, Texas. Since 2008, hundreds of landowners on the border have sought fair prices
In this Sept. 4, 2012, photo, a man retrieves his mail near the U.S.-Mexico border fence in Brownsville, Texas. Since 2008, hundreds of landowners on the border have sought fair prices for property that was condemned to make way for the fence, but many of them received initial offers that were far below market value. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)