Border Patrol agents dislike the move intended to ease the immigration system's burden. Patrol agents are scaling back searches on buses, trains and airports as criticism grows over a system many have called racial profiling.
Bachmann signs pledge to back fence along entire Mexican border
The Minnesota Congresswoman becomes the first Republican presidential candidate to sign the pledge from the group Americans For Securing Our Border. Their goal is to have the fence completed by the end of 2013. At a campaign appearance in Perry, Iowa, Bachmann said illegal immigration is both an economic and a security issue.