Border and Port Security

Transcript

U.S. Security Assistance to Mexico: A View from The Hill

Speaker: Kay Granger
Presider: Andrew D. Selee

As Mexico continues to struggle with the effects of illegal activity within and along its border region, evidenced by dramatic growth in drug-related violence, join U.S. Representative Kay Granger for a congressional perspective on the status of U.S. security assistance to Mexico and policy options moving forward.

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Teaching Module

Teaching Module: The Closing of the American Border

Author: Edward Alden

This module features teaching notes by CFR Senior Fellow Edward Alden, author of The Closing of the American Border: Terrorism, Immigration, and Security Since 9/11, along with other resources to supplement the text. In this book, Mr. Alden examines the complicated interplay between the United States' need for homeland security and economic openness in the wake of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

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Audio

U.S. Immigration Policy: Report of a CFR-Sponsored Independent Task Force (Audio)

Speakers: Jeb Bush, Thomas F. McLarty III, and Edward Alden
Presider: Mark Whitaker

Listen to the CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force on U.S. Immigration Policy Co-Chairs discuss the report, which concludes that the failure to reform immigration laws and procedures threatens to harm America’s economy, jeopardize its diplomacy, and weaken its national security.

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Video

U.S. Immigration Policy: Report of a CFR-Sponsored Independent Task Force

Speakers: Jeb Bush, Thomas F. McLarty III, and Edward Alden
Presider: Mark Whitaker

Watch the CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force on U.S. Immigration Policy Co-Chairs discuss the report, which concludes that the failure to reform immigration laws and procedures threatens to harm America's economy, jeopardize its diplomacy, and weaken its national security.

See more in Congresses, Parliaments, National Legislatures; Border and Port Security; United States