Southwest Border Task Force Makes Recommdations for Stronger Corridor Security

The Homeland Security Advisory Council Southwest Border Task Force released its third set of recommendations; this set of recommendations builds upon the previous recommendations. In their third set of recommendations, the Task Force outlined specific recommendations on the corridor security approach being discussed by the Department of Homeland Security as well as looking at ways to improve border commerce.

The report offers 22 recommendations:
Recommendations 1-3: Focuses on adopting a Corridor Security approach to border security.
Recommendations 4-14: Focuses on “the Alliance to Combat Transnational Threats (ACTT) model that has been implemented in Arizona and New Mexico/West Texas in the past two years.”
Recommendations 16 -20: “Discuss ways to improve efficiency at ports of entry”
Recommendation 20: Focuses “on working to improve rail security along the Southwest Border.”
Recommendation 21: Discusses “the recent Executive Steering Committee discussions between the governments of the U.S. and Mexico.”
Recommendation 22: Deals “with expanding the pre-inspection in both the U.S. and Mexico”

Below you with find links to the two previous recommendation reports:
Homeland Security Advisory Council: Southwest Border Task Force Recommendations 2009
Homeland Security Advisory Council: Southwest Border Task Force Recommendations 2010

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