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Is the Border Secure? This Administration Has No Idea

None1257 Wrote: Mar 25, 2013 6:32 PM
It seems to me if you want to solve a problem you first have to define what the goal is. In the case of border security, what is the goal? Then, how do you know if you have achieved your goal?

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...