May 24, 2004

U.S. to Turn Immigration Over to Contractor
"Virtual Borders" -- A Playground for Open Borders Mischief

Will Accenture, Computer Sciences or Lockheed Martin set U.S. immigration policy?
U.S. Nearing Deal on Way to Track Foreign VisitorsAP Internal Use Only
NY Times, May 24, 2004
Washington, May 22 - The Department of Homeland Security is on the verge of awarding the biggest contract in its young history for an elaborate system that could cost as much as $15 billion and employ a network of databases to track visitors to the United States long before they arrive.
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The bidders agree that the Department of Homeland Security has given them unusually wide latitude in determining the best strategy for securing American borders without unduly encumbering tourism and commerce.

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