Chertoff gave a press conference to announce the apprehension stats for the fiscal year. Here are the related articles:
Interesting fact: Apprehensions fell by 45% in the Del Rio Sector where there is no border wall, but rose by 7% in the walled up San Diego Sector.
Apprehensions of border-crossers drop
Chertoff might waive laws to get Texas border fence built
"Progress" apparently includes an increase in migrant deaths in AZ:
More drugs seized, fewer migrants arrested: Chertoff will highlight progress along border
A GAO report documents the number of people crossing illegally through points of entry.
21,000 Slipped Past Borders Illegally
By Rep. Grijalva
Failing our nation, failing our planet:
An excellent reframing of the issue:
Mad rush for border wall adds to San Pedro woes
No Border Wall