The DHS Budget for FY 2008: Time for a Comprehensive Approach to Homeland Security.


Publication Date: March 2007

Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Mackenzie M. Eaglen

Research Area: Military and defense

Keywords: Homeland defense; deepwater; homeland security budget

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


Congress should follow a set of strategic principles to create a comprehensive approach to homeland security spending instead of funding piecemeal programs. It should also consider increased funding to ensure that agencies such as the U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services can be fully capable partners in implementing immigration and border control programs.