Assignment 2: Border Security and Technology
Consider the following scenario:
Today, law enforcement in the United States can use technology and smart security to catch illegal immigrants trying to cross the borders. Presently, various technologies are being used to detect illegal immigrants.
Write a 2- to 3-page paper addressing the following:
Identify and discuss the various technologies currently being employed by customs and border agents to detect illegal immigrants. Explain the benefits of employing such technologies.
Identify and discuss the current border patrol policies of the US government.
Analyze the costs accrued to employ such technologies.
Explain how the effectiveness of border patrol is measured.
Describe the laws and regulations regarding immigration enforcement.
Your paper should be in APA format and double-spaced. The font should be 12 point Times New Roman. Include citations of your references.
Save the report as M2_A2_Lastname_Firstname.doc.
By Week 2, Day 7, submit your report to the M2: Assignment 2 Dropbox.
Assignment 2 Grading CriteriaMaximum PointsIdentified and discussed the various technologies currently being employed by customs and border agents to detect illegal immigrants. Also, explained the benefits of employing such technologies.24Identified and discussed the current border patrol policies of the US government and analyzed the costs of employing these technologies.20Analyzed and explained the ways to measure the effectiveness of border patrol.20Described the laws and regulations regarding immigration enforcement.16Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in the accurate representation and attribution of sources; and used correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation.20Total:100