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Is the Border Secure? This Administration Has No Idea

Brainstrained Wrote: Mar 26, 2013 10:41 AM
Lot's of labor in the inner city. Get rid of the Drug Trade and Surprise! A lot of people looking for work-or a handout. That, of course being their choice! First, you have to secure the border! You, my friend are absolutely on the mark! No terrorists-No fear of flying or ? whatever?! POSPOTUS has NEVER inspected the border! Bush went Twice and made it a priority, until the ACLU stepped in and...well...you know the rest!

If Congress passes comprehensive immigration reform, it will depend on the Obama administration to enforce the law. How might that work?

A glimpse of the future came recently, when the House Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security held a little-noticed hearing titled “Measuring Outcomes to Understand the State of Border Security.”

Immigration reform depends on a secure border. Nearly every lawmaker pushing reform, and certainly every Republican, stresses that the border must be proved secure before millions of currently illegal immigrants can be placed on a path to citizenship.

But how do you measure border security? For years, the government estimated...