Border Security [electronic resource] : Immigration Enforcement Between Ports of Entry
- Corporate Author:
- Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
- [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2013.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (47 pages), digital, PDF file
- Examines efforts to combat unauthorized migration across the Southwest border nearly three decades since the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Discusses current state of border security, and considers lessons that may be learned about enhanced enforcement at U.S. borders. Reviews history of border control and development of a national border control strategy beginning in the 1990s. Summarizes appropriations and resources dedicated to border enforcement, indicators of enforcement outcomes, metrics for estimating unauthorized migration flows, and possible secondary and unintended consequences of border enforcement. Discusses overall costs and benefits of current approach to migration control, and addresses related issues. Includes graphs and a table.
This report is one in a series of updates. For the most recent coverage of this report series, please see 12-R4-2138 in the 2012 issue.
- Related Titles:
- ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection
- CRS Report.
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed May 2014). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
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