What You Need To Know When Traveling On Or Near The Southern Border
Intrusion from Mexico, drug trafficking and invasion by illegal aliens into the United States creates matters of National Security, social and economic disdain. These issues, and more, are a matter of our concern for the majority of Americans.
The invasion into our southern Sonoran Desert, one of kind, has created severe impacts on wildlife, the habitat, water catchments and has increasing impacts on our ability to use and enjoy the southern reaches of our state. On the Arizona Game and Fish State Hunting Unit Map, the Department of Homeland Security is clearly issuing an alert to the quality of your experience as a visitor or hunter. DHS is, in effect stating, “You’ve Been Warned” by asking hunters to call 1 (800) BE-ALERT to report suspicious activity”.
If You Are There For Hunting Or Fishing Call the Tucson Sector at 520-748-3210 which is the Public Affairs Office and Provide: What sector you’ll be hunting Number of persons in your party Vehicle colors and plate numbers Date range of your hunt
If You Are Visiting And You Have An Emergency
First and foremost, call 911 and describe your emergency. If you are calling from a cell phone, be sure your “location services” are on. The call will pinpoint your GPS location or if lost connection, the nearest cell tower will provide a starting point for the Border Patrol.
If you encounter immigrants or illegal’s or you suspect you have: DO NOT APPROACH OR APPREHEND THESE PEOPLE, BUT Call 911 for the above reasons. Provide as much information as you can Number of people encountered Descriptions including color of clothing Articles carried if possible Pictures if practical