Immigration deal would double number of border agents




 
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Immigration deal would double number of border agents
 
June 21st, 2013  
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Immigration deal would double number of border agents
Federal agents on the U.S.-Mexican border would double to about 40,000 under a deal reached on Thursday in the Democratic-led Senate to draw more Republicans to a landmark immigration bill headed toward anticipated passage. Some questioned the costs and benefits of up to $50 billion in the extra border security, which also will include high-tech surveillance equipment such as manned and unmanned aerial vehicles, radar and seismic devices.




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