border security http://michiganradio.org en A "humanitarian crisis" at the U.S.-Mexico border http://michiganradio.org/post/humanitarian-crisis-us-mexico-border <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">At a congressional hearing today, Michigan congresswoman Candice Miller weighed in on the massive influx of unaccompanied children smuggled into the United States through the Mexican border. A situation Congress has called a "humanitarian crisis." &nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 22:30:48 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 18128 at http://michiganradio.org A "humanitarian crisis" at the U.S.-Mexico border U.S., Canadian agencies hold security drills on Detroit River http://michiganradio.org/post/us-canadian-agencies-hold-security-drills-detroit-river <p>More than three-dozen U.S. and Canadian agencies<a href="http://www.detnews.com/article/20110823/METRO01/108230390/1409/Massive-emergency-response-exercise-held-on-Detroit-River"> participated in a mock-disaster situation</a> on the Detroit River Tuesday.</p><p>The drills included a mock terrorist attack on a large riverboat, and a follow-up search-and-rescue operation.</p><p>Officials say the exercise caps three years of interagency planning to prepare for possible disasters along the international maritime border.</p> Wed, 24 Aug 2011 01:58:57 +0000 Sarah Cwiek 3887 at http://michiganradio.org Looking for ways to improve border security http://michiganradio.org/post/looking-ways-improve-border-security <p><a href="http://candicemiller.house.gov/2011/04/advisory-border-security-enforcement---dhss-cooperation-with-state-local-law-enforcement-stakeholder.shtml">Congresswoman Candice Miller</a> is chairing a hearing this week&nbsp;&nbsp;on the need for greater coordination of law enforcement resources on America&rsquo;s borders.&nbsp;&nbsp; Miller says <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=103181125">Mexico&rsquo;s expanding drug war</a> poses a growing threat to border states.</p> Mon, 02 May 2011 05:00:00 +0000 Steve Carmody 2284 at http://michiganradio.org Looking for ways to improve border security