Border Security Backgrounder [electronic resource].
- [S.l] : [s.n.], 2007.
- Government document
1 online resource (25 p., digital, PDF file)
- Provides general background on border security along the southwest border with Mexico, focusing on Border Patrol procedures, resources, and apprehensions. Examines key issues regarding prospect of terrorists crossing the border; "catch and release" policy and the lack of detention space along the border; border incursions; the erection of fencing along the border; role of State and local law enforcement in enforcing immigration law; and smuggling of individuals and contraband across the border. Reviews proposed legislation to address these issues.
- Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Dec. 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
- Other format:
- Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Border Security Backgrounder
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- Restricted for use by site license.
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