March 10, 2003

Below updated at 6:15 PM PST

Rep. Bemoans Border Destruction
Massive environmental damage seen in desert areas


Rep. Shadegg
Sells, Arizona (ABP) (3/10/03) -- Rep. Shadegg (R-AZ): "A vast amount of environmental damage is being done by vehicles according to the testimony today. I saw the damage when I was at Organ Pipe National Monument.just a few weeks ago. It seems to me we can't allow that environmental damage to go on. "
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Below updated at 2:08 PM PST, photo added later

O'odham Ask Federal Help
Congressmen Shadegg, Souder met in Sells, Arizona today
ABP was there.... coverage to be posted later this afternoon

Arizona Daily Star Border Edition
Officials who govern and officers who patrol the vast reservation hope a visit by three congressmen will help bring national attention to their daily battle in a treacherous land.

On any given day, 1,500 illegal entrants trek across the 75-mile-long Tohono O'odham Nation's border with Mexico, tribal officials say. -- Some will be caught and sent back, and many more will make it on their journey north..... [so much for 'homeland security'].
Update - 2:08 PM - Rep. Tancredo had been expected to attend this meeting, but he did not.

Red DotCould the Mexican government be attempting to make deals with U.S. Native American tribes along the border?


Rep. Shadegg - File Photo

Below posted 9:10 AM PST

O'odham Ask Federal Help
Congressmen Tancredo, Shadegg, Souder
to meet in Sells, Arizona today - ABP will be there

Tom Tancredo - File Photo
Arizona Daily Star Border Edition
Officials who govern and officers who patrol the vast reservation hope a visit by three congressmen will help bring national attention to their daily battle in a treacherous land.

On any given day, 1,500 illegal entrants trek across the 75-mile-long Tohono O'odham Nation's border with Mexico, tribal officials say. -- Some will be caught and sent back, and many more will make it on their journey north..... [so much for 'homeland security'].
Red DotCould the Mexican government be attempting to make deals with U.S. Native American tribes along the border?

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