Hearing: Border Security Is a Distant Dream

A billion dollars was spent on the Secure Border Initiative (SBI), but DHS chief Janet Napolitano canceled the program in January. Designed and built by Boeing, the SBInet system was envisioned as a virtual fence, consisting of a single, integrated surveillance system that combined information from multiple sensors on a single display.

Very spiffy from a [...]

Census: Hispanic Population Growth Misunderestimated

What a surprise: the Census projected hispanic growth at less than it turned out, as has often been the case of the Census dealing with immigration effects in general.

When the 2000 Census was released, the actual population (281,421,906) was around six million more than the Bureau had guessed for its domestic counter. (Which today puts [...]