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From 2005 to 2009, apprehensions along the 1,933-mile border that runs from Texas to California fell from 1,171,396 to 540,865, a decline of 54 percent.
1 posted on 06/30/2010 5:18:08 PM PDT by iowamark
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To: iowamark

Yes and they lie about other things too!!


2 posted on 06/30/2010 5:19:30 PM PDT by chicagolady (Mexican Elite say: EXPORT Poverty Let the American Taxpayer foot the bill !)
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To: iowamark

Anyone who believes this government about anything is a fool.


3 posted on 06/30/2010 5:23:04 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Support our Troops, and vote out the RINOS!)
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To: iowamark
Feds Say Arrests of Illegal Immigrants Are Down, But Problems Still Remain.

They used to catch 50,000 a day now they are only catching 49,000 a day.

4 posted on 06/30/2010 5:27:15 PM PDT by gunsequalfreedom (Conservative is not a label of convenience.)
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To: iowamark
There all here, going into Walmart in my hometown of Decatur AL, brings back memories of when I was stationed in Central America.
5 posted on 06/30/2010 5:31:48 PM PDT by Arkansas Tider (Army EOD)
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To: iowamark

Maybe it’s because all those that have the means and the will to cross the border illegally are already here? The cross border flood was bound to subside at some point. Now how to we get them to flood back the other way?


6 posted on 06/30/2010 5:33:25 PM PDT by OCC
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To: iowamark

Of course arrests of illegals are/is down ...the Feds are not enforcing....as per the orders of idiots Napolitano and Jack Squat POTUS. =.=


8 posted on 06/30/2010 5:36:38 PM PDT by cranked
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Feds Say Arrests of Illegal Immigrants Are Down, But Problems Still Remain

Maybe if they arrest MORE of them the magnitude of the problem will go DOWN instead of remaining the same!!!

If they can't find any to arrest they should visit any large vegetable or fruit grower when the crops are in.

Or check out the crowds malingering around the contractor exit at any Home Depot.
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9 posted on 06/30/2010 5:37:10 PM PDT by Iron Munro (I carry a gun because I'm too young to die and too old to take any more beatings)
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True, more time driving the roads a 100 miles away from the Border, and the catch and release programs goes on.
10 posted on 06/30/2010 5:51:44 PM PDT by org.whodat
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To: iowamark

I would say they are lying. Just what would make the number of illegals coming over drop? They didn’t, maybe they aren’t arresting as many but that doesn’t mean the number coming here decreased, it just means the feds aren’t doing their job.


12 posted on 06/30/2010 7:12:41 PM PDT by calex59
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13 posted on 06/30/2010 8:20:46 PM PDT by HiJinx (John 10:1 - He who enters not by the gate...)
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To: iowamark

I do think the numbers of crossers is down from past years, but I am only speaking for my area. The issue I see now is many of the crossers we do have are more dangerous- hard core cartel members that are determined to get their goods- be they people or drugs or both across at any cost. Ruthless and very scary. Just using numbers doesn’t give anyone the real picture. I know I have more fear now than I have ever had in the last 40 or so years I have lived on the border.


14 posted on 06/30/2010 8:32:14 PM PDT by Tammy8 (~Secure the border and deport all illegals- do it now! ~ Support our Troops!~)
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