Started back in 2004. New data show migration across U.S.-Mexico border at 46-year low “These numbers show that Border Patrol agents are stopping, on average, one or two people per month along the U.S.-Mexico border. Where’s the urgent need to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on further expanding this agency? If Congress approves the wall-building and agent-hiring in the 2018 Homeland Security Bill, they’re wasting taxpayer money without actually addressing very real challenges that do need attention along the U.S.-Mexico border,” said WOLA Director for Defense Oversight Adam Isacson. ==================== Because they have control of the Government, Republicans are like drunken sailors. Spend trillions on tax cuts for the rich. Spend billions on an unneeded wall. More bombs Things they don't want to spend money on: Children's healthcare School lunches for poor children Infrastructure The poor The middle class. It's lucky they know where they keep their priorities.