A closer look at the new border security efforts

Friday - 8/13/2010, 9:50am EDT

Lisa Desjardins, CNN

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The Senate has approved a bill that would add thousands of new border agents to the federal payroll. The $600 million measure is designed to beef up security along the US-Mexico border. President Obama plans to sign it today. CNN's Lisa Desjardins joined the Federal Drive with specifics on what's in the bill and what it would do.