ABSTRACT

Fact Sheet: Secure Border Initiative   [open pdf - 26KB]

"The Secure Border Initiative (SBI) is a comprehensive multi-year plan to secure Americas borders and reduce illegal migration. Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff has announced an overall vision for the SBI which includes: More agents to patrol our borders, secure our ports of entry and enforce immigration laws; Expanded detention and removal capabilities to eliminate 'catch and release' once and for all; A comprehensive and systemic upgrading of the technology used in controlling the border, including increased manned aerial assets, expanded use of UAVs, and next-generation detection technology; Increased investment in infrastructure improvements at the border " providing additional physical security to sharply reduce illegal border crossings; and Greatly increased interior enforcement of our immigration laws " including more robust worksite enforcement."

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Date:
2005-11-02
Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security: http://www.dhs.gov/
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pdf
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