utilizes various different types of barriers to impede vehicles from crossing into the United States from Mexico.
107) The USBP
has testified that "for border control, for border security, we need that appropriate mix.
4088, would authorize increases in the USBP
The Administration requested an increase of $481 million to hire 3,000 new USBP
agents in order to bring the total number of agents to 17,819 by the end of calendar year 2008.
Concrete panels, for example, are among the more cost-effective solutions but USBP
agents cannot see through this type of fencing; the USBP
has testified about their preference for fencing that can be seen through, so as to identify the activity occurring on the Mexican side of the border and thus preserve their tactical advantage over potential border crossers, and to better avoid potential rockings (82) or other violent incidents.
In 2004, USBP
issued its first strategic guidance as a DHS component.
DHS, CBP, OFO, and USBP
all have published strategic plans, but they have not laid out a comprehensive operational strategy for securing U.
This work, then, seeks to move beyond demands for more "humane" border securitization and immigration policy, particularly in light of the ongoing adoption of humanitarian discourse by the USBP
and CBP as a strategy to further legitimize its practices of denial of freedom of movement, (13) even as the death toll continues to grow, often exceeding five hundred or more deaths per year.
By funneling migration into more remote desert corridors and interdicting life-saving humanitarian aid, the USBP
and other law enforcement agents seek to disorganize the work of solidarity in the borderlands.
It was a class-room-only lecture series with the agents taking the material to other USBP
agents as an in-service class.
Today's issue USBP
sidearm is the Heckler & Koch P2000; its double-stack magazine loaded with a 155-grain .
generates about 60 percent of its sales of these pigments in the NAFTA region, and about 15 percent in each of Asia and Europe.