Feb 3, 2012

Border Control: U.S. Senate unanimously approves anti-border tunnel bill

Nogales International News: "The U.S. Senate this week unanimously approved a bill meant to combat illegal tunnel activity along the Southwest border. The Border Tunnel Prevention Act of 2011, authored by U.S. Sens. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) builds on a related law that the two legislators authored in 2006 and that was signed into law in 2007.

... The Border Tunnel Prevention Act of 2011 specifically makes the use, construction, or financing of a border tunnel a conspiracy offense; includes illegal tunneling as an offense eligible for wiretaps; and makes it easier for U.S. authorities to seize assets in tunneling cases." read more

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