Who should protect America's borders

Bryce, Robert
July 1997
Christian Science Monitor;7/17/97, Vol. 89 Issue 162, p4
Reports on the patrolling of the border between Texas and Mexico. The Border Patrol, which is charged with stopping the illegal entry of both aliens and narcotics; Legislation in the US Congress which could authorize up to 10,000 soldiers to patrol the border; Staffing problems at the Border Patrol; The time-consuming training process; How the locals are reacting to the possibility of increased military presence; The collaboration between the Border Patrol and the military.


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