Mar 23, 2012

Gunboats, a Billboard Plea, and Border-Straddling Parties

Fox News Latino: The Texas Department of Public Safety recently added six new “gunboats” to patrol the Rio Grande River, which serves as an international boundary between the United States and Mexico. The boats will also patrol the inter-coastal waterway, which divides Texas from South Padre Island.

The purpose is to cut down on the crossings of undocumented immigrants, drugs and weapons, along with keeping violence from Mexico’s drug war from spilling over into the U.S.

"We're not turning over one inch of Texas to the cartels, or transnational gangs that support them," said Steve McGraw, director of the Texas Department of Public Safety." read more

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