Hold that line

Van Schoik, Rick
August 2011
Urgent Communications;Aug2011, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p24
Trade Publication
The article discusses a research study on the needed investment for integrated communications to improve U.S.-Mexico cross-border trade and security. The research conducted by the North American Center for Transborder Studies (NSACTS) include multiple border tours with U.S. Border Patrol and 41 interviews. Findings indicated the need of relaying information, facilitating command and reducing environment footprint while policymakers should be informed on the need to improve technology.


Related Articles

  • ENGINEERS SUPPORT U.S. BORDER PATROL. Griffith, Ian S.; Zimmerly, Nathaniel D. // Engineer;Sep-Dec2014, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p16 

    The article looks into the case of engineers who were tasked to support Joint Task Force North and the U.S. Border Patrol in the Rio Grande Valley sector in Texas. The engineers were the asked with completing several spans of road construction and making improvements to multiple low-water...

  • Historic border canyon near San Diego is filled in.  // Native American Times;1/16/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p4 

    The article reports that Smuggler's Gulch, a historic canyon near San Diego, California, is slated to be removed from the map as the filled in project of the federal government is completed by May 2009. Environmentalists including Jim Peugh, conservation chairman of the San Diego Audubon Society...

  • U.S. Border Enforcement and Mexican Immigrant Location Choice. Bohn, Sarah; Pugatch, Todd // Demography;Oct2015, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p1543 

    We provide the first evidence on the causal effect of border enforcement on the full spatial distribution of Mexican immigrants to the United States. We address the endogeneity of border enforcement with an instrumental variables strategy based on administrative delays in budgetary allocations...

  • Are U.S. Borders Secure? Alden, Edward; Roberts, Bryan // Foreign Affairs;Jul/Aug2011, Vol. 90 Issue 4, p19 

    The article discusses U.S. border security. Since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City, the number of U.S. Border Patrol agents has increased almost 600%, while nearly 700 miles of fencing have been constructed along the U.S. border with Mexico. Yet it is unclear how...

  • Obama Planned The Alien Kid Invasion. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;6/26/2014, pA12 

    Immigration: A federal employment ad posted in January showing that 65,000 unaccompanied minors will enter the U.S. illegally shows that the administration expected this cross-border child abuse and encouraged it.

  • Comings and Goings.  // Hispanic;Aug/Sep2009, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p11 

    The article reports on the decline in the number of apprehensions of illegal immigrants at the U.S. border in 2009. According to figures, about 724,000 people who attempted to enter the country illegally had been intercepted by the U.S. Border Patrol in 2008. Researchers at the Pew Hispanic...

  • Border Battles. Marek, Angie C. // U.S. News & World Report;6/25/2007, Vol. 142 Issue 23, p46 

    The article reports on the stepped up efforts to police the U.S.-Mexican border taking place as immigration reform stalls at the federal legislative level. Illegal border crossings from Mexico to the U.S. are down significantly, based on apprehension statistics. The methods of U.S. Border Patrol...

  • Dispatches.  // World (0888157X);7/26/2014, Vol. 29 Issue 15, p4 

    The article presents a photograph of demonstrators gathered outside a U.S. Border Patrol station in Murrieta, California on July 4, 2014.

  • Todd Heisler's Border Vision.  // BAGnewsNotes;4/15/2014, p1 

    A photographic image is presented of the Rio Grande river, Texas along with comments on U.S. Border Patrol's monitoring of for illegal crossings across the U.S.-Mexico border.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics