Serial No. 108-73; 108-4: Improving Security and Facilitating Commerce at the Northern Border: Joint Hearing before the Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy and Human Resources of the Committee on Government Reform and the Subcommittee on Infrastructure and Border Security of the Select Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, First Session, May 19, 2003   [open pdf - 3MB]

This hearing addresses the issue of border security between the United States and Canada. Although the U.S./Canadian border shows less illegal activity than the southern border of Mexico, the nature of illegal activity along the northern border is of particular concern. Cross-border smuggling, particularly of drugs legal in Canada but illegal in the U.S. such as marijuana and pseudoephedrine, the potential ties of smugglers to Middle Eastern terrorist groups, and the potential for terrorists to sneak through the northern border are all addressed at this hearing. Statements, letters, and material submitted for the record include those of the following: Thomas A. Beilein, Dave Camp, Michael D'Ambrosio, Russell Deveso, Kevin Feely, Paul M. Gugg, Dawn Hamilton, Sheila Jackson-Lee, Derek Lee, John Maloney, Stephen Mayer, Peter Moran, Jack Quinn, Luke Rich, Loretta Sanchez, Louise Slaughter, Peter J. Smith, John E. Sweeney, William Walker.

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