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Tighter Security Around Mexican Border

Posted March. 17, 2009 09:23,   


The U.S. Homeland Security Department has stepped up surveillance at the Mexican border by deploying additional National Guards to the area, fearing that violence stemming from drug cartels in northern Mexico could affect the U.S. mainland. A U.S. border patrol squad Saturday spreads sand using a vehicle to trace the footsteps of illegal entrants at a desert area in the border town of Calexico, California.