Border Patrol reports more apprehensions, but is that the whole story?
Sun, 01/15/2012 - 00:01
By Jonathon Shacat
BISBEE — The U.S. Border Patrol apprehended almost 125,000 illegal
immigrants and seized more than 1 million pounds of marijuana in the
Tucson Sector during the last fiscal year, but the key question is
how many people and drugs entered the United States and didn't get
Last month, the Border Patrol released its accomplishments for Fiscal
2011, which ran from Oct. 1, 2010, to Sept. 30, 2011. The Tucson
Sector, the agency's busiest sector, covers 262 linear miles of the
U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona.
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