Wall Cut Illegal Crossings by 94%, Says Former Border Chief
- As critics cast doubt on whether President Trump's proposed wall will curtail illegal immigration, the recent success of a barrier built in Arizona suggests otherwise, according to a retired border officer.
A wall built on the southern border near Yuma, Arizona, cut illegal crossings from Mexico into the United States by 94 percent, according to Senate testimony by the former Deputy Chief of the U.S. Border Patrol Ronald Colburn, which was previewed by the Washington Examiner.
"As [Homeland Security] Secretary Kelly testified to the committee in January, 'the number one threat to the nation is that we do not have control of our borders. Without control, every other kind of threat - drugs, illegal migrants, counterfeit manufactured goods and pharmaceuticals, diseases, terrorists, and the list goes on - can enter at will, and does," said Johnson.(Excerpt) Read more at: breitbart.com ...
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