Unmanned drone sought for Texas-Mexico border

Pat McMahon Contributor
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House Homeland Security Border Subcommittee Chairman Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, has asked the Homeland Security Department to deploy a new unmanned aircraft along his state’s border with Mexico.

“The southwest border region, specifically El Paso to Brownsville, Texas, would benefit greatly from a remote piloted aircraft,” Cuellar wrote in a letter to Customs and Border Protection, which is part of DHS. “This technology will increase our border security and help diminish international criminal organizations’ activities, having a direct impact on border violence.”

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