In Douglas, Louis Hahn, a retiree who tends horses on his ranch, said the fence reduces traffic through the city. But he said it is simplistic to think that a huge physical barrier will trump the economic forces that prompt fathers to leave their families and risk their lives for a chance at a better life.
"You have got to put yourself in the position of the man crossing the border and what he's willing to take," Hahn said.
On the Net:
Customs and Border Protection: http://www.cbp.gov
Sen. Jon Kyl: http://kyl.senate.gov
Rep. Duncan Hunter: http://www.house.gov/hunter
National Immigration Forum: http://www.immigrationforum.org
Federation for American Immigration Reform: http://www.fairus.org