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
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.