TITLE

Virtual Border Fence Is Morally Backward

AUTHOR(S)
Jeffrey, Terence P.
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Human Events;4/10/2006, Vol. 62 Issue 13, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the proposed U.S. Senate immigration reform bill that authorizes the construction of a virtual fence along the U.S.-Mexico border as of 2006. An actual fence running the entire length of the border is compared with a virtual fence. The protection of the U.S. border is affected by the principles of discrimination and proportionality.
ACCESSION #
20484176

 

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