Since under Obama the Agents numbers had doubled that still means there are 80% more than there were under Bush.And we should support amnesty???
While President Barack Obama and the upper-echelon members of the U.S. Homeland Security Department continue to claim that the U.S.-Mexico border is as secure as its ever been, this week the DHS Customs and Border Protection directorate cut about 4,000 agents from its force due to budget cuts 20 percent of its total manpower according to the National Border Patrol Council, the union representing rank-and-file agents and Federal News Radio on Friday.
"According to law enforcement officials, such as Detective Lt. Stephen Rodgers, this latest development leaves the U.S. and the American people more vulnerable to terrorists, narco-terrorists, crime gangs and other threats. "
" They arrived in rental cars, on foot, by boat, and by airplane. They attempted to enter four states on the northern border (Washington, New York, Michigan, and Idaho), three states on the southern border (California, Arizona, and Texas), and two other states requiring international air travel (Florida and Virginia)."
The Obama administration increased the deportation of illegal immigrants convicted of crimes by 70 percent.
The Obama administration has deported about 1.06 million as of September 12, 2012 (Less than 4 years) compared against 1.57 million in Bush's two full presidential terms (8 years).
Facts just always get in the way of Repub talking points.