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New Data on Border Crossings Could Change Immigration Debate

Radley2 Wrote: Apr 17, 2013 8:59 AM
4) if they have no idea how many are actually crossing... what will be the measure that the 90% is calculated from? Seems to me that no one really knows what is going on... and that is the new normal with the flower children from the 1960's and their idealogical brethern in charge. No one knows what is happening... and we are all equal... everything is fair... unless of course you are successful and have money. Then we can take from you with impunity.

There's a confrontation coming between the Obama administration and Republicans in Congress over the most basic question of immigration reform: How secure is the U.S. border with Mexico?

Not only does the administration not know -- and perhaps doesn't want to know -- but there are signs the border is less secure than some of the most skeptical Republicans thought.

Last year the Border Patrol began experimenting with a new drone-based surveillance system that had been developed for finding Taliban fighters in Afghanistan. Starting in the fall, officials used the radar-based system over a fairly small portion of the Arizona border....