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As Amnesty Looms, Illegal Immigration Picks Up Speed in Arizona

Anominus Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 2:24 PM
Right on, Granny! The current "fence" is a joke - we need a wall, and if the Chinese could build one almost twice the length of what we need over mountains and valleys more than 2000 years ago, there is absolutely no reason we can't build a better one today! Additionally, we need to have that wall patrolled and guarded - I'd recommend building military bases on the border. "The feds make the Border Patrol ride horseback to patrol that area, so that they don't disturb natural desert." Ironically, that "pristine" desert is used as a dump and latrine by the illegals as they trespass through the area.

During his State of the Union address last night, President Obama touted the lowest illegal border crossings in 40 years, but with amnesty looming and border enforcement most likely coming after citizenship for millions of illegal immigrants, law enforcement officials in Arizona are seeing an uptick in activity.

"We are seeing an uptick in bodies as of the last couple of weeks. We are starting to see large groups again in our AOR [Area of Responsibility]. The groups are up into the 20 to 40 range," Pinal County Sheriff Department Lieutenant and SWAT team member Matthew Thomas tells Townhall.