House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security Hearing on Border Security Issues [open pdf - 290KB]
This document contains testimony from the chief of the Border Patrol, Michael Fisher; Richard Stana, from the Government Accountability Office; and Mayor Raul Salinas of Laredo, Texas, to examine the metrics that the Border Patrol uses to determine operational control of the border. This hearing provides the opportunity to examine the concept of operational control of the border. The speakers explore the metrics that the Border Patrol utilizes when it announced that these miles are under operational control as their most recent national strategy, which was released on 2004, is predicated on this concept of operational control.
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