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Audit: Border Patrol hampered by outdated technology, flawed evaluation of new equipment – Cronkite News

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is lagging in updated technology and staff needed to secure the 1,954-mile Southwest border with Mexico, according to a February inspector general’s audit by the Department of Homeland Security. Customs and Border Protection has acquired just 28% of the new technology planned for border detections, despite receiving $743 million for such upgrades

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