Mexican Border Incursions

Witnesses testified about increased violence along the Mexican border and about a specific incursion on January 23, 2006. Administration… read more

Witnesses testified about increased violence along the Mexican border and about a specific incursion on January 23, 2006. Administration officials said that the government of Mexico assured the U.S. that it was not responsible for incursions across the border. It was thought that drug smugglers may wear military-type uniforms and drive military vehicles in attempts to cross the border. Texas sheriffs and others testified about incursion incidents. Topics included review of coordination between federal, state and local law enforcement agencies in deterring, responding and investigating these crimes. 

Rep. Reyes also testified at the end of the hearing.

Rep. Pearce, a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, was given permission to sit on the subcommittee and question the witnesses. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • David V. Aguilar Chief U.S. Customs and Border Protection->Office of Border Patrol
  • T.J. Bonner President National Border Patrol Council
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Program ID:
191100-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 7, 2006
Last Aired:
Feb 8, 2006

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  • Feb 07, 2006 | 3:08pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 07, 2006 | 3:12pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 08, 2006 | 12:48am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 08, 2006 | 6:52pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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