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Department of Homeland Security Secretary (DHS) Michael Chertoff announced Friday that a new â€œvirtual fenceâ€ to help fight illegal border crossings along part of the U.S.-Mexico border is now ready for service.
By Tim Gaynor NOGALES, Arizona (Reuters) - The deployment of National Guard troops along the U.S. border with Mexico since June has cut the number of illegal immigrants crossing into the United States by 43 percent, Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said on Thursday.
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