02/25/2013 01:09:49 PM EST
What Does a 'Secure' Border Look Like?
"[F]or those who live and work in communities along the international boundary, "secure" means different things. In Arizona, ranchers scoff at the idea. In New Mexico, locals worry about what's heading south in addition to flowing north. And in Texas, residents firmly believe that reform itself would finally help steady the flow of people and drugs. These places have been transformed. Sealed? No. But as one border mayor asked: "How secure is secure?"" - Associated Press, Feb. 23, 2013.