Lindsey Graham: 'We've Practically Militarized the Border'

The ongoing negotiations to bring about immigration reform appeared to have cleared a major hurdle.
The senate is close to an agreement thanks to an amendment that will significantly beef up security along the U.S.-Mexico border. That move was made by the so-called "Gang of Eight'--of which Sen. Lindsey Graham is a member--to make reform attractive to more conservative members of the Senate.
On the Senate floor Graham said, "We've practically militarized the border."
The amendment to the bill would more than double the amount of border security along America's southern border from 18,500 to nearly 40,000.
The number of drones in use will triple, from 6 to 18. 
Some senators were concerned about the additional that come with the increased security presence, but a report from the Congressional Budget Office released this week showed that immigration reform would put a dent in the national debt.

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Joe June 20, 2013 at 06:27 PM
Yes and why, because you did nothing for all the years you have been in office!


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