TITLE

FENCED IN

AUTHOR(S)
Marquis, Amy Leinbach
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
National Parks;Spring2008, Vol. 82 Issue 2, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the impact of the fence planned to be built along the 1,950-mile border from California to Texas by the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security as required by the Secure Fence Act. The fence, which was expected to cost $6 billion, could prevent illegal immigration in the area, however, it could destroy park wildlife. Jamie Rappaport Clark of Defenders of Wildlife emphasizes that it is important to protect these important places even as making efforts to protect national borders.
ACCESSION #
34992613

 

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