DHS Requesting $12 Billion For Border Security And Immigration Enforcement

Biesecker, Calvin
February 2008
Defense Daily;2/4/2008, Vol. 237 Issue 22, p2
Market Research Report
The article focuses on the budget request by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for fiscal year 2009. The DHS said its budget request includes $12.1 billion for border security and immigration enforcement, a 19 percent increase over current funding. The request includes $775 million for the Secure Border Initiative, which consists of physical security features and technology aimed at thwarting illegal border crossing activities.


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