In his May 4 radio address before heading to Austin, President Barack Obama revisited an administration message that tends to draw attention in Texas.
“The truth is, right now, our border with Mexico is more secure than it’s been in years,” Obama said. “We’ve put more boots on that border than at any time in our history, and illegal crossings are down by nearly 80 percent from their peak in 2000.”
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Statement: Says the government has put more boots on the U.S.-Mexico border “than at any time in our history, and illegal crossings are down by nearly 80 percent from their peak in 2000.”