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    Homeland Security Law Enforcement Agenda

    Officials from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) provided operational status updates on their agencies, and talked about improvements and…

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    Panel on Border Security

    Panelists talked about U.S. border security. Topics included improving border security, illegal immigration and violence along the U.S.-Mexico border, and border security along the…

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    U.S.-Mexico Border Security

    Witness at a hearing titled “Secure Border Initiative and Control of the Land Border,” testified about border security issues related to violent drug wars between competing…

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    U.S.-Mexico Border Violence

    Department of Homeland Security and other U.S. officials testified about mounting drug-related violence in Mexico and the spillover into the United States. Among the topics they…

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    U.S.-Canada Border Security

    Jayson Ahern talked about border crossing procedures. Starting the previous day, January 31, 2008, those entering the U.S. from Canada were asked to present documents denoting…

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    Tuberculosis Incident Response

    Federal health and law enforcement officials testified about containment of contagious diseases and public safety issues in light of a recent incident involving a citizen who had traveled…

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    Border Security and False Identification

    Government Accountability Office investigators testified about undercover operations during which they were able to cross the U.S.-Mexico and U.S.-Canada borders without being stopped for…

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    U.S. Seaport Security

    Witnesses testified about the safety and security of U.S. seaports. Among the topics they addressed were the vulnerability to terrorist attack, inspection and monitoring of cargo…

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    U.S. Seaport Security

    The Senate Commerce Committee held a hearing on foreign ownership of terminal operations at U.S. ports. Among the topics addressed were a review of an agreement to sell several…

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    U.S. Seaport Security

    Admiral Gilmore and Mr. Ahern spoke about security at U.S. seaports and the possible implications of foreign ownership of terminal facilities on port security. They also responded…

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    U.S. Seaport Security

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a briefing on the Dubai Ports World acquisition of the Peninsular and Oriental Steamship Navigation Company. The proposed acquisition would…

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    U.S. Seaport Security

    Government officials talked with reporters about a proposed Dubai-based seaport terminal operator transaction. Topics included the Committee for Foreign Investment in the U.S.,…

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    Pharmaceutical Internet Sales

    The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing titled “Safety of Imported Pharmaceuticals: Strengthening Efforts to Combat the Sale of…

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