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How could Obama's action on immigration affect the US-Mexico border?




A volunteer from the Minuteman Project stands near an American flag placed in the barbed wire fence which divides the U.S./Mexican border April 4, 2005 near Noco, Sonora Mexico. More than a thousand volunteers from the Minuteman Project are expected to fan out across a 23 mile stretch of the Arizona border to search for Illegal aliens who are making the trek into the United States from Mexico during April.
A volunteer from the Minuteman Project stands near an American flag placed in the barbed wire fence which divides the U.S./Mexican border April 4, 2005 near Noco, Sonora Mexico. More than a thousand volunteers from the Minuteman Project are expected to fan out across a 23 mile stretch of the Arizona border to search for Illegal aliens who are making the trek into the United States from Mexico during April.
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Another aspect that President Obama is highlighting in his action on immigration is security at the U.S. – Mexico border.

Overall, the number of people caught crossing is down in recent years, to its lowest point since the 1970s.

So what do the president's actions mean for the border region?

For more, Take Two is joined by Bob Ortega, a senior reporter with the Arizona Republic.