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  1. Solution • Facts • Border length = 1,969 mi • ~11.8 million people live in border area • ~660,000 crossings/day (2004) • 89% of Border Control Agents work on Mexican border • 437 deaths at border (2005) • Secure Fence Act • Passed in 2006 • Surveillance and physical structure • Priority areas • Evaluation • Diagram of Fence • “The Great Wall of Mexico” • Fence covers: • 83 mi of border • Four United States states • Six Mexican States • 5 sections proposed

  2. Sources http://www.globalsecurity.org/security/systems/mexico-wall.htm http://www.borderfenceproject.com/ http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/D?c109:4:./temp/~c109ftxHMb:: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexico_%E2%80%93_United_States_border http://www.migrationinformation.org/USfocus/display.cfm?ID=407 Please visit these websites for more information. Contact Info Billy Smith phone: 555-1234 email: billy@highschool.edu Susie O’Connell phone: 555-4321 email: susie@highschool.edu Bob Brady phone:555-6789 email: bob@highschool.edu Jill Jansen: phone: 555-9876 email: jill@highschool.edu Controlling The Border A solution to the issues surrounding the border of the United States and Mexico.