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SoCal defense contractors may get big payday with border security deal

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A Border Patrol arrests a migrant in his attempt to cross the fence that separates the United States from Mexico, in San Ysidro, in the US state of California, 02 August 2007. LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images

A big payday could be in store for some Southern California defense contractors. A Senate bill on border security contains a $46 billion border security package, which is in the House to be approved as part of the Senate's plan for immigration reform.

As Matea Gold of the Washington Post reported, the legislation contains some very specific and unusual language. She joins the show today to discuss the provisions included as part of the massive deal. 


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