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Is current immigration policy seriously treated as a national security issue? How was it treated prior to 9/11? Finally, what are the challenges that the United States has in regards to securing both the US/Canada and US/Mexico borders? The United States takes immigration very serious, and see this as national security issue, President Trump has addressed this issue during his campaign trail. Regarding the 2014 Quadrennial Homeland Security Review Report, immigration policy is one of the future challenges this country, which faces major issues with enforcing and administering our immigration laws [The14]. The current administration is currently working on having a strict restriction to prevent individual without the right documentation from entering the United States.Immigration laws prior to September 11, 2001, was not as strict as they are today. From experience, I remember coming back from Mexico with my parents with just having to show my California identification card and my parent just showing their driver license at the border to enter back into the United States. After September 11, 2001, it a requirement to have a valid passport to enter the United States or enhance driver license that offers by many states to enter the United States from Mexico or Canada. There are many challenges that the United States faces with securing both borders, those challenges include neighboring countries not having strict immigration policies with individuals leaving their country. Other challenges include not having enough manpower to prevent individuals from crossing into the United States. Border crossing along the United States and Mexico, where there are wilderness areas and no roads access, in which immigrate to have the advantage to enter the United States due to law enforcement not always present[Ada17]. Other challenges such as federal budgeting that also prevent the United States from securing both borders. Discuss Customs border authority and "border searches", as they pertain to the fourth amendment rule.Border searches have been authorized, these searches have been exempt from the 4thamendment. This was the case in the United States vs Manuel Flores-Montano, in which law

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