Napolitano - the Border has Never Been Stronger

Last Updated: February 21, 2013 by
Categories: Border Crossing, Border Security, Immigration Reform, Mexico

Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano

Homeland Security Secretary, Janet Napolitano, while testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee, exclaimed that the border has "never been stronger". Listing the border security provisions administered by the Obama administration she noted that a record number of illegal immigrants had been deported, border agent jobs had increased to a record 21,300 and illegal border crossings have been cut to the lowest in forty years.

"Too often the 'border security first' refrain simply serves as an excuse for failing to address the underlying problems," said Napolitano.

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