Left Begins Effort to Publicize Gaps in Border Fence

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Logan Churchwell
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22 April 2014
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National News
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A coalition of investigative journalists to include the Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) recently announced a public project to map border infrastructure used to hopefully minimize unlawful crossing and other illegal activities...

The Center for Investigative Reporting’s map of a U.S./Mexico border fence, or lack thereof, offers a seeming disparity of border assets allocated—leaving viewers to assume that Texas is left largely un-guarded compared to the relative coverage enjoyed by California, Arizona and New Mexico. Breitbart Texas’ Contributing Editor Sylvia Longmire downplayed concerns potentially felt when witnessing the gaps of fence...

Breitbart Texas managing Director Brandon Darby largely agreed with Longmire's analysis. He has covered the Texas border with Mexico extensively for Breitbart News and stated, "So much of my previous work was the result of walking the border, seeing it with my own eyes. There are simply many areas that are completely unprotected." He added, "I found a vast region near El Paso where the Rio Grande River was less than two feet wide and the only security was a three-strand barbed wire fence a rancher had erected."...


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American Border Patrol has already flown and extensively mapped the porous US-Mexico border. See Border security and porous United States - Mexico border fence.