Unless federal agencies ask the right questions, they are unlikely to get the answers they need.
The migrants being turned away at the border are just the type of people we want to welcome to the United States, if the laws change.
Closing the southern border would lead to enormous costs in supply chain delays and reduced trade. Proceed with extreme caution.
The President is refusing to agree to funding legislation without Wall money on the pretext of national security. Apparently he misses the importance of risk-based decision making.
Wait times at U.S. borders are a disincentive for entering the country, which has far-reaching economic impacts.
A recent GAO report shows CBP is successfully decreasing wait times at airports, but when it comes to land and sea ports, more work remains.
A southern border wall could be cost-beneficial if it limits narcotics trafficking and reduces the number of drug overdose fatalities, but it is worth considering regulatory alternatives, as well as whether the border wall will actually impact drug flows.
The proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall has received a lot of debate over its projected construction cost, but a simple analysis suggests the wall would actually be cost-beneficial.
Kevin McAleenan’s nomination for CBP Commissioner is the right choice for a challenging leadership role. I know this from personal experience.