Monday, March 26, 2007

Weak US Border Security Threatens Canada

Remember when the US used to blame Canada for being a security threat? Now it's reversed.
U.S. Can't Account for 600,000 Fugitives

WASHINGTON (AP) - Teams assigned to make sure foreigners ordered out of the United States actually leave have a backlog of more than 600,000 cases and can't accurately account for the fugitives' whereabouts, the government reported Monday.
How many of them have criminal backgrounds? How many of them could have headed up to our border? Perhaps it's time we beefed up the border to deal with their lapses.