Idling Trucks at Border Cost U.S. $7.8 Billion

Idling Trucks at Border Cost U.S. $7.8 Billion

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A Border Patrol agent watches the fence between Mexico and the U.S. from his SUV in the hills east of Nogales, Arizona. U.S. investment has remained focused on securing remote stretches of the southern border, including the Arizona desert.