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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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DHS Needs to Target Violent Drug Cartels, Not Immigrants Trying to Reunite with Families

Written by on October 4, 2011 in Enforcement, Family-Based Immigration with 3 Comments
DHS Needs to Target Violent Drug Cartels, Not Immigrants Trying to Reunite with Families

Times have changed along the U.S.-Mexico border. In just a few short years, Mexican drug cartels have taken over the people-smuggling business. Although U.S. border walls and fences have proliferated, they have done nothing to prevent the cartels from moving drugs, human beings, guns, and money back and forth across the border. The combination of […]

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