The U.S. Border Patrol unveiling its first new strategy in eight years. The new strategy for securing the borders that doesn't cast quite as wide a net.

FOX News Radio's Jared Halpern reports from Washington:

Illegal border crossings are at a 40 year low. Many illegal immigrants moving to remote areas harder to detect.

That's the backdrop for a new national strategy for the U.S. Border Patrol.

(Fisher) "Establishes an approach that is tailored to meet the challenges of securing a 21st century border against a variety of dynamic threats and dangerous adversaries."

Chief Mike Fisher telling a House panel the new strategy, the first in eight years, will focus more on intelligence gathering, using new technologies to track repeat offenders.

The Border Patrol also plans to end what some call a 'revolving door policy' of sending illegal border crossers back to their home country, and instead expand punishment options.

In Washington, Jared Halpern, FOX News Radio.

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