Franklin

Border Security Backgrounder [electronic resource].

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2007.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (25 p., digital, PDF file)
Subjects:
Arrest.
Border security.
Mexico.
Summary:
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.
Notes:
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.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Border Security Backgrounder
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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