President Barack Obama speaks with U.S. Border Patrol personnel as he visits a border post between U.S. and Mexico on May 10, 2011 in El Paso, Texas. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Border Patrol Unveils First National Strategy In 8 Years

The U.S. Border Patrol on Tuesday unveiled its first national strategy in eight years, a period in which the number of agents more than doubled and apprehensions of people entering illegally from Mexico dropped to a 40-year low.