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End the Lockout of Border Patrol to Federal Lands - Vote "Aye" on the Lummis Amendment


WASHINGTON, D.C., June 2, 2011 -

Dear Colleague,

The Lummis Amendment to the 2012 Homeland Security Appropriations bill is focused on the serious problem of our Nation’s border security taking a back seat to environmental laws and the regulatory whims of Department of the Interior land managers. An October 2010 GAO report revealed that critical access by the Border Patrol to federal land is routinely blocked and frustrated by the Department of the Interior leaving vast areas open to criminal cartels.

Your constituents may not be aware that Border Patrol Agents must ask permission of Park Rangers, and other federal land managers, just to do their job to secure our southern and northern borders.

Read the full Dear Colleague HERE.




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