TITLE

An Independent Federal Border Agency

PUB. DATE
June 2002
SOURCE
Brookings Review;Summer2002, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses a proposal by Governor Tom Ridge regarding the consolidation of government agencies that perform similar functions in the U.S. Information on government agencies responsible for securing and monitoring the people, cargo and conveyors that cross the U.S. land and air borders; Criticisms against the proposal of Ridge; Information on a recommendation regarding the consolidation of the U.S. Customs Service into the U.S. Justice Department.
ACCESSION #
6956807

 

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