Homeland Security chairman wants plan after White House scraps border fence

Jan 15, 2011 Full story: thehill.com

The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee is calling on the White House to present Congress with a detailed timeline for its plan to secure the U.S.-Mexico border following its move to scrap a flawed $1 billion border fence initiative.

In the wake of the administration's announcement to discontinue the SBInet program, Rep. Peter T. King (R-N.Y.) said the Department of Homeland Security should speed up its plan to establish a protected border.

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#1 Jan 16, 2011
I couldn't agree more. Just what is their plan? I doubt that they have one. Napolitano's more concerned with foreign countries protecting their borders, than OURS!

Since: Jan 11

Milton, MA

#2 Jan 16, 2011
Yes, yes yes! They need a plan ASAP. They can't continue to sit on this. Every day that goes by, more illegals are sneaking in. They need to strike a balance between border patrol / national guard troops on the ground and laying down a physical barrier to obstruct (or stop) their attempts at entry onto US soil.

This is so discouraging when at the same time, there are articles floating around about a very costly buoy system being placed along a US / Mexico border canal to save illegals who knowingly defied warning signs not to cross the dangerous waterway in their attempts to reach the US illegally.


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