The Closing of the American Border
In his new book, Edward Alden goes behind the scenes to tell the story of the Bush administrationís struggle to balance security and openness in the wake of the worst ever attack on U.S. soil. Based on extensive interviews with the Bush administration officials charged with securing the border after 9/11, the book shows how an administration that appeared united in the aftermath of the attacks was wracked by internal divisions over how to balance security and openness. We hope you and a guest will join us for a discussion of the book and U.S. immigration policy.
Edward Alden testifies before the United States Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs on how Congress and the Obama administration can use data to improve the effectiveness of border enforcement policies and tactics.
CFR Senior Fellows Edward Alden and Shannon K. O'Neil discuss border security and U.S. immigration policy.
CFR Bernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow Edward Alden and CFR Senior Fellow for Latin America Studies Shannon O'Neil talk to CFR.org Editor Robert McMahon about border security and U.S. immigration policy.