TITLE

IMMIGRATION AND BORDER CONTROL

AUTHOR(S)
Alden, Edward
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
CATO Journal;Winter2012, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p107
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the efforts of the U.S. to heighten U.S.-Mexico border security since the 1990s in order to reduce illegal immigration. An overview of the U.S. Border Patrol agency, including its impact on the rate of Mexican immigration in the 1980s, 1990s, and following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, is provided. The author contends that the U.S. should reconsider associating border control with national security and maintains that an open U.S.-Mexican border would allow for greater economic development.
ACCESSION #
70924526

 

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