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What -- you approach on the Steve.
Well more -- puts more emphasis on it intelligence gathering and the agency actually had before.
Now the old strategy was to focus to the Border Patrol resources on popular crossing points.
Which then drove the immigrants to more remote locations where they're easier to upper hand.
And they're discouraged from trying to cross in the first place because of the difficult terrain there the new approach according to the Associated Press uses intelligence to identify repeat grocers.
Identify why they keep coming and what risks they -- to national security.
The Border Patrol in a 32 page report outlines his new strategy.
-- response to a very changing threat.
And there the chief Michael Fisher chief of the border -- expected to outline the new strategy before a house subcommittee today mark.
-- -- How does the Border Patrol say that the situation is changing that makes it have to adapt in this way.
-- there have been some changes for one thing.
Crossing by undocumented immigrants has declined to radically and actually for the first time there slightly more Mexicans leaving the US -- entering.
There are some figures from the Border Patrol that we have for -- they made 3327000.
Apprehensions along the border last year which is down 80% from 2000.
When the number was one point six million.
The 2011 was the slowest year for illegal border crossing since 1971.
At the same time there are more Border Patrol agents then there were before there are now 21000 agents of more than double the number working in 2004.
At the same time there's been increase spending on fencing cameras and high tech sensors.
To -- the border crossings of the new strategy really designed to dovetail with the new enforcement environment down there along the border --
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