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Is the Border Secure? This Administration Has No Idea

OregonBuzz Wrote: Mar 26, 2013 10:09 AM
We don't need "reform", we need enforcement. I have friends in Texas and in Arizona who live in relatively rural areas near the border. They constantly see illegals passing through their property and neighbors property on their way to the "promised land". They seldom see any Border Patrol officers, and when they do they are generally in town not out in the country. The US uses drones on the border. No, not the southern border, the Canadian border. After all, Janet Incompetano has to get her priorities straight.

If Congress passes comprehensive immigration reform, it will depend on the Obama administration to enforce the law. How might that work?

A glimpse of the future came recently, when the House Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security held a little-noticed hearing titled “Measuring Outcomes to Understand the State of Border Security.”

Immigration reform depends on a secure border. Nearly every lawmaker pushing reform, and certainly every Republican, stresses that the border must be proved secure before millions of currently illegal immigrants can be placed on a path to citizenship.

But how do you measure border security? For years, the government estimated...