Securing America's Borders: The Role of the Intelligence Community

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Maintaining the security of U.S. borders is a fundamental responsibility of the federal government. This report discusses the contribution of intelligence agencies to the border security efforts of the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Defense, and other federal agencies that work in cooperation with state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies. Much of the intelligence community's border security-related efforts are classified, however.

Creator(s): Best, Jr., Richard A.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: December 7, 2010
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Best, Jr., Richard A.

Specialist in National Defense

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: December 7, 2010
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Maintaining the security of U.S. borders is a fundamental responsibility of the federal government. This report discusses the contribution of intelligence agencies to the border security efforts of the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Defense, and other federal agencies that work in cooperation with state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies. Much of the intelligence community's border security-related efforts are classified, however.

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11 pages.

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