"In 2005, the Secure Border Initiative Network (SBInet) was conceived as a
surveillance technology to create a 'virtual fence' along the border.
After spending nearly $1 billion, DHS deployed SBInet systems along 53
miles of Arizona's border that represent the highest risk for...
"GAO found challenges for the National Guard and for active-duty
military forces in providing support to law enforcement missions. For
example, under Title 32 of the United States Code, National Guard
personnel are permitted to participate in law enforcement activities;
however, the Secretary...
"[A]s the debate on how to best secure the border with Mexico continues,
a new government report says that the use of National Guard troops on
the border can hinder recruitment efforts and pose a challenge to
long-term border security planning. The report by the U.S. Government Accountability...