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2013-11-18 08:21:23

COLUMBIA, Md., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- TCOM, the global leader in airborne persistent surveillance solutions, is supporting the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to improve U.S. Border Patrol operations in the Rio Grande Valley in Texas. Multiple TCOM aerostat systems are being evaluated by Border Patrol agents in key operational environments along U.S.-Mexico border. TCOM's aerostat systems enable operators to view activity along the border that could be a threat to...

2013-04-12 16:22:53

Union representing Border Patrol agents says sequester hurts border security WASHINGTON, April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees' National Border Patrol Council President Brandon Judd testified today in front of the Homeland Security Committee's Oversight and Management Efficiency Subcommittee and discussed the devastating effects of sequestration on border security. Judd, speaking on behalf of 17,000 Border Patrol agents represented by...

2012-04-19 06:21:09

Massive Spending, Limited Impact, and Humanitarian Crisis WASHINGTON, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) and Mexico's College of the Northern Border (COLEF) released "Beyond the Border Buildup: Security and Migrants along the U.S.-Mexico Border," a year-long study on the impact of both countries' security policies on migration. The study finds a dramatic buildup of U.S. security forces along the southern border--a fivefold...

2012-04-18 06:28:57

Among National Parks Threatened With Unrestricted Construction and Road Building: Olympic, Glacier, Voyageurs, Isle Royale, Big Bend, Joshua Tree, Acadia and Saguaro; Sites in AK, AZ, CA, ME, MI, MN, MT, NM, ND, OH, TX and WA Seen As At Risk. WASHINGTON, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Legislation pending in the U.S. House of Representatives that is being falsely touted as improving U.S. border security would instead "have the potential to devastate 54 of America's national...

2012-02-21 11:46:00

HEREFORD, Ariz., Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tomorrow, just before the Republican debate, the Outdoor Channel's "Border Battles" will feature the work of Glenn Spencer and American Border Patrol, http://www.americanborderpatrol.com/, a non-governmental Arizona organization. The segment, called "The Crusader," will first air at 7 p.m. ET - one hour before CNN's coverage of the Republican debate held at Mesa, Arizona. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120221/LA56988) For...

2012-02-16 05:00:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will soon release its new estimate of the illegal immigrant population in the United States as of January 1, 2011. (All DHS estimates are for January 1.) Based on a preliminary analysis of some of the same data DHS uses, the Center for Immigration Studies estimates that 10.9 million (+/- 200,000) illegal immigrants lived in the United States on January 1, 2011. If this estimate turns out to be...

2011-10-21 13:00:00

InterAct Online RMS enables Texas Parks and Wildlife to strengthen border security Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) October 21, 2011 The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is live with InterAct Online RMS, a system implemented to improve the effectiveness of the agency by providing the wardens the ability to efficiently collect, evaluate, organize, analyze and share reliable incident related data. One important function of TPWD is border security as the agency participates in Operation...

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2011-04-05 08:38:44

With funding from the Department of Homeland Security's Customs and Border Protection (CBP), researchers at Sandia National Laboratories have developed a high-fidelity simulation and analysis program that aids policy and decision-makers tasked with making key procurements and funding choices. The Borders High Level Model (HLM) uses a serious gaming platform known as Ground Truth, a force-on-force battle simulation tool called Danteâ“ž¢, and the work of several...

2011-03-08 06:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Immigration Studies has produced its first web-based film that looks in depth at what it is like to live as an Arizona rancher amongst the isolation and dangers posed by illegal immigration. "A Day in the Life of an Arizona Rancher: Border Fences, Illegal Aliens, and One Man's Watchtower", released one year after the March 2010 tragic murder of rancher Robert Krentz, unravels the mindset of a rancher trying to balance the...

2010-10-27 12:10:00

New Report Presents Case Studies, Other Examples of Successful Agency Efforts WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new research report released today documents how interagency cooperation along the U.S.-Mexico border has improved both border security and the protection of wilderness areas and wildlife refuges adjacent to the border. "Interagency Cooperation on U.S.-Mexico Border Wilderness Issues," authored by Dr. Kirk Emerson, environmental mediator and research associate at...