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Senate Hearing on Border Security Targets Transnational Crime

Written by on March 24, 2015 in Enforcement, Immigration and Crime, Legislation with 0 Comments
Senate Hearing on Border Security Targets Transnational Crime

At a hearing of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs, which was titled “Securing the Border: Assessing the Impact of Transnational Crime,” lawmakers from both sides of the aisle were largely in agreement as to what the biggest security problem is along the northern and southern borders of the United States: the […]

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House Hearing, New Report Add to Hysterical Narrative on Border Security

Written by on October 17, 2011 in Enforcement, Legislation with 0 Comments
House Hearing, New Report Add to Hysterical Narrative on Border Security

It was clear from the outset that Friday’s Congressional hearing on U.S.-Mexico border security was going to be light on data and heavy on bluster. The tabloid-style title of the hearing said it all: “A Call to Action: Narco-Terrorism’s Threat to the Southern U.S. Border.” Not surprisingly, it proved to be a largely fact-free performance. […]

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