This fact sheet outlines the Arizona Border Control Initiative. The goals are to: Establish federal, state and local coordinated efforts to achieve operational control of the Arizona border and support of the Homeland Security priority mission of anti-terrorism, detection, arrest and deterrence of all cross-border illicit trafficking. 1. Significantly impair the ability of the smuggling organizations to operate. 2. Decrease the rate of violent crime and reduce the need for social services in southern Arizona.
Dept. of Homeland Security: http://www.dhs.gov/