State and Local Law Enforcement's Key Role in Better, Faster, Cheaper Border Security
Publication Date: November 2006
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Series: Executive Memorandum
Coverage: United States
Federal support for border security policing should be viewed as a short-term bridging program to secure the border now, not as a pork-barrel program allocated through earmarks. To fund these efforts, Congress and the Administration should plan to allocate about $400 million per year over three years out of the projected spending on homeland security grants.