Argument: Boats and vehicles are able to get around a border fence


  • The Washington Post 10/07/06, illegal immigrants are being “stuffed in hollowed-out dashboards or hidden in car engines, risking suffocation and heat exhaustion.” According to this Washington Post aticle, the techniques that have been applied to smuggling drugs in boats and cars are now also being applied to smugglings humans. The article points this out as a possible obstacle to the effectiveness of the 700-mile fence.