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Border Control Issues

Explain these 4 border security issues in detail.

1. Defend why a virtual fence is the best
•Pro's/Con's
•List stakeholders
•CBP/ICE, State, Local
•Technology Companies

2. Defend why a combination is the best
•Pro's/Con's
•List stakeholders
•CBP/ICE, State, Local
•Technology Companies

3.Defend why a virtual fence is the best
•Pro's/Con's
•List stakeholders
•CBP/ICE, State, Local
•Department of Defense
•Technology Companies

4. Defend why a no fence is the best
•Pro's/Con's
•List stakeholders
•CBP/ICE, State, Local
•Department of State
•International Community

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1. Defend why a virtual fence is the best

The importance associated with 21st century technology such as the use of sensors, cameras, motion detectors, and other sophisticated equipment has proven to be somewhat effective in stemming illegal immigration. Some components of the virtual fence are effective and have resulted in increased apprehensions.
The con's associated with the virtual fence are associated with the fact that it has been attempted but failed spectacularly when the federal government tried to construct a "virtual fence" along the border in 2006. As a result of its ineffectiveness and extremely high costs, the federal government abandoned the project in 2011 after spending more than $1 billion on a faulty system.

Stakeholders include citizens, border towns, and the federal government.

Technology companies Lockheed Martin Corp., Northrop Grumman Corp. and Raytheon Corp., as well as ...

Solution Summary

This response explicates the four different border security issues. Virtual fence pro's and con's are given.

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