Written by Julie Silva Friday, 24 January 2014 11:00
“This area is an area where we see a lot of border crossings, a lot of them non-Mexicans, which presents some challenges,” Johnson said. “We need to continually evaluate whether we need more resources.”
It was the second time Johnson, who was sworn in to the post in December, had been to the Valley. The first visit was to attend the funeral of a Customs and Border Protection officer a few weeks ago.
This week, however, Johnson came with border security in mind. He accompanied Border Patrol agents on a river mission, visited a port facility and a detention center and talked with area leaders.