Remarks by Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge at a Joint Press Conference with Secretary of the Interior Santiago Creel [November 9, 2004] [open pdf - 11KB]
In these remarks, Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge speaks with Mexico's Secretary of the Interior Santiago Creel on border security issues. They discuss the Border Security and Cooperation Working Group and its commitment to solidify border security and safety. He outlines some key points in the 22-point Border Action Plan: Creation of a Cyber-Security Working Group, establishment of a new Strategy Document to guide the Bi-national Infrastructure Protection Working Group, successful implementation of the US-Mexico Agriculture/Food Critical Infrastructure website to exchange information more efficiently, US-VISIT working group's coordinated effort to allow border-crossing cardholders to enjoy expanded time limits, review of the Secure Electronic Network for Travelers Rapid Inspection (SENTRI) program, and Free and Secure Trade program implemented at seven of the largest ports on the border.
Dept. of Homeland Security: http://www.dhs.gov/