Tuesday, October 10, 2006

U.S. - Mexico Border: Politics, Surveillance Cameras and a Really Big Fence

The Secure Fence Act of 2006 was approved by Congress on September 29. See this Houston Chronicle article for a discussion of possible funding issues.

Additional information:
Border Security: Barriers Along the U.S. International Border (CRS Report, Sept. 26 2006)

Meanwhile in Texas:
Streaming video along the border?

Gubernatorial candidate position statements on immigration:
Chris Bell
Kinky Friedman
Carole Keeton-Strayhorn
Rick Perry