U.S. International Borders: Brief Facts
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE
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This report provides information on the international boundaries that the United States shares with Canada and Mexico. Included are data on land and water boundaries for the northern Canadian border and the southern Mexican border, as well as the international boundaries for the U.S. states that border these countries. Coastline figures for the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii, the Great Lakes, and extraterritorial areas are also included. For additional information on current border security issues, see CRS Report RS22026, Border Security The San Diego Fence, by Blas Nunez-Neto and Stephen R Vina CRS Report RL33659, Border Security Barriers Along the U.S. International Border, by Blas Nunez-Neto and Stephen R. Vina CRS Report RL33181, Immigration Related Border Security Legislation in the 109th Congress, by Blas Nunez-Neto and Janice Cheryl Beaver CRS Report RL33353, Civilian Patrols Along the Border Legal and Policy Issues, by Blas Nunez-Neto and Stephen R. Vina, CRS Report RS22443, Border Security and Military Support Legal Authorizations and Restrictions, by Stephen R. Vina CRS Report RL33106, Border Security and the Southwest Border Background, Legislation, and Issues, by Lisa M. Seghetti, coordinator CRS Report RL31826, Protecting Our Perimeter Border Searches under the Fourth Amendment, by Stephen Vina and CRS Report RL32399, Border Security Inspections Practices, Policies, and Issues, by Ruth Ellen Wasem, coordinator.
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