Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano today announced that DHS will reallocate some resources to the southwest border to deal with the threat of Mexican drug violence spreading into the U.S. 360 additional agents and officials will be added to the border, including more intelligence analysts and more Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) personnell working in Mexico. The Mexican drug war presents the biggest challenge thusfar for DHS under Napolitano; with the possibility that President Obama will order National Guardsmen into the area, it's likely that more action will follow from the U.S. government.

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