Border Wall in the News

Chertoff gave a press conference to announce the apprehension stats for the fiscal year. Here are the related articles:

Interesting fact: Apprehensions fell by 45% in the Del Rio Sector where there is no border wall, but rose by 7% in the walled up San Diego Sector.

Apprehensions of border-crossers drop
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-immig7nov07,0,7776174.story?coll=la-home-center

Another threat:

Chertoff might waive laws to get Texas border fence built
http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/headline/nation/5279671.html

“Progress” apparently includes an increase in migrant deaths in AZ:

More drugs seized, fewer migrants arrested: Chertoff will highlight progress along border

http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/news/articles/1106deaths.html

A GAO report documents the number of people crossing illegally through points of entry.

21,000 Slipped Past Borders Illegally

http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5gk8l-CWJOFB83QLK8owvnQjBjCEwD8SNQELG0

OpEds:

By Rep. Grijalva

Failing our nation, failing our planet:

http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/daily/opinion/67693.php

An excellent reframing of the issue:

Mad rush for border wall adds to San Pedro woes

http://www.azstarnet.com/allheadlines/209592

Thanks to:
No Border Wall
noborderwall@yahoo.com

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