"Rep. Silvestre Reyes, D-Texas, a former top U.S. Border Patrol official, said fencing could cost as much as $2.2 billion and might not be effective in all areas.
'There are, in my opinion, no one-size-fits-all solutions for border security,' Reyes said. 'I think it wastes money. I think it's not a good investment of taxpayer dollars.'" AP, July 20, 2006.