TITLE

DHS Plans 6.8 Percent Spending Increase in FY 2009 Budget

PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Air Safety Week;2/11/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Market Research Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the fiscal year 2009 budget request made by U.S. President George W. Bush for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The request represents $50.5 billion in funding, an increase of nearly seven percent over the 2008 fiscal year level, the article notes. $442.4 million is requested to hire, train and equip 2,200 new Border Patrol Agents, while total funding of $100 million is requested for the E-Verify Citizenship and Immigration Services program.
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29434623

 

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