By the numbers: Border buildup

2011-09-06T09:31:00Z 2011-09-06T09:32:36Z By the numbers: Border buildup Arizona Daily Star
September 06, 2011 9:31 am

Agents: 

18,415 Border Patrol agents on the U.S.-Mexico border today.

3,555 Border Patrol agents on the U.S.-Mexico border in 1992.

Barriers: 

649 miles of border fences and vehicle barriers on the U.S.-Mexico border today.

143 miles of border fences and vehicle barriers on the U.S.-Mexico border in 2006.

Budget: 

$11.4 billion budget for Customs and Border Protection, the Department of Homeland Security agency responsible for border security, in fiscal year 2010

$6 billion budget for Customs and Border Protection fiscal year 2004

Copyright 2014 Arizona Daily Star. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Activate

Latest Video

More videos

Hansen: Arizona vs. Cal

Greg and Ryan preview Arizona-Cal and chat about Anu Solomon.


Follow the Arizona Daily Star

Featured businesses

View more...
View more...

Deals, offers & events

View more...