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SBInet Is Dead, But Don't Expect an End to Costly Border Surveillance

G.W. Schulz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
G.W. Schulz

After months of inaction and hundreds of millions in taxpayer money handed over to defense giant Boeing Co., federal officials have chosen to give up on a troubled border surveillance initiative known as the "virtual fence."

With Border Surveillance in Trouble, a New Defense Contractor Lines Up

G.W. Schulz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
G.W. Schulz

A defense mega-contractor recently unveiled another expensive product for keeping the nation safe: a remote detection device to catch would-be border crossers. And if all of this is starting to sound familiar, it should.

U.S. Border Policy: How To Fix What's Broken

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Luce

Funding would be better used to investigate and sanction U.S. employers who habitually hire undocumented migrants. This would not only be cheaper, but more humane.