Border Bill Approved in House

Cohen, Richard E.; Smallen, Jill; Mitchell, Charlie
September 2006
National Journal;9/16/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 37, p51
The article reports on the approval of a bill to construct a fence along the southern border of the U.S. to prevent illegal immigration and drugs by the U.S. House of Representatives. The congressional Republicans will authorize key border-security priorities. House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) supports the approval of the fence bill. House Republican leaders endorsed a Senate move to add $1.8 billion in new border-security spending to the fiscal 2007 Homeland Security appropriations bill.


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