Congressman John Katko is pushing to strengthen security at the Southern Border.
Katko presented a bill that would make Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas continue the construction of the border wall that Trump began. It would also deploy technology to support Border Patrol operations.
The bill calls for more Border Patrol agents to be hired and increasing officer numbers in specialized areas as well as k-9 units and tunnel detection.
Katko stated that illegal border crossing has increased 362% this year already.
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