Immigration in Spotlight as Senators Tour Arizona

tourFour United States senators came to this bustling city on the Mexican border on Wednesday searching for answers to the question that has ensnarled the debate over immigration reform: How secure is that border? They met Border Patrol agents, hovered over the region by helicopter to appreciate its challenges and magnitude, and visited one of the ports of entry here, where people and cargo cross back and forth all day and night. Senator John McCain, Republican of Arizona, whose office organized the tour, said that while there has been progress, the border “is still not as secure as we want it to be or expect it to be.”

New York Times: Immigration in Spotlight as Senators Tour Arizona

Associated Press: Senators Tour Border, Say Immigration Bill Near

Washington Post: Senators touring U.S.-Mexico border get and eyeful

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