Topic: T.J. Bonner
After $1 billion spent, the US has 53 miles of 'virtual fence' in Arizona. The high-tech project is too costly to extend along the whole US-Mexico border, the Homeland Security chief said Friday.
01/15/2011 12:34 pm
Border patrol Agent Brian Terry was killed in a gun battle Tuesday night. It could be a sign that smugglers are becoming more willing 'to just to shoot it out with agents.'
12/15/2010 09:26 pm
About half the money in the House plan goes toward 1,500 new border personnel. Not in the plan: money for any border fences. President Obama could sign a version of the bill in September.
08/10/2010 09:19 pm
The virtual border fence was supposed to revolutionize US-Mexico border security. But delays and glitches led Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to freeze its funding Wednesday.
03/17/2010 06:07 pm
After years of snags, work on the electronic surveillance system along the US-Mexico border restarted this week.
05/15/2009 01:00 am
The viability of a high-tech barrier to detect illegal border crossers remains uncertain, after a pilot project struggles.
04/02/2008 01:00 am