May 16, 2013
by Kyle Webster
On May 16, 2008, the Texas Border Coalition, a group of Texas-based business owners and officials, filed a class action lawsuit to enjoin the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) from constructing a fence on the US-Mexico border. The group claimed that approval of the fence's construction ...[read more]
September 22, 2012
by Kimberly Bennett
On September 22, 2006, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced plans to build a "virtual fence" along the borders with Canada and Mexico for controlling illegal immigration and drug trafficking. The project was to be carried out by Boeing Corporation, which was awarded a $67 million ...[read more]
April 23, 2008
by Mike Rosen-Molina
The US government has abandoned a prototype virtual fence along the US-Mexico border after the system failed to perform up to expectations, according to Wednesday media reports. The prototype fence, which consists of nine unmanned towers equipped with radar, sensors and cameras along a 2... ...[read more]
February 28, 2008
by Brett Murphy
A 28-mile virtual fence along the US-Mexico border, known as Project 28, has been placed on hold due to technical issues, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) said during a joint hearing Wednesday before two subcommittees of the Hou... ...[read more]
February 22, 2008
by Steve Czajkowski
The US government has granted final approval to the first stretch of virtual fencing, which will run for 28 miles along the US-Mexico border southwest of Tucson, Arizona, Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said Friday at a briefing on Immigration Enforcement and Border Securit... ...[read more]
February 14, 2008
by Deirdre Jurand
The US government plans to approve the first stretch of virtual fencing for border control, which will run for 28 miles along the US-Mexico border southwest of Tucson, Arizona, Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said Wednesday during a congressional hearing. The virtual fence... ...[read more]
September 22, 2006
by Joe Shaulis
The US Department of Homeland Security laid out its plans to put up a virtual fence along the US borders with Canada and Mexico during a press conference Friday announcing that Boeing Corp. has been awarded a $67 million contract to begin the project. The virtual fence, a key part of th... ...[read more]

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