border security en A "humanitarian crisis" at the U.S.-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 A "humanitarian crisis" at the U.S.-Mexico border U.S., Canadian agencies hold security drills on Detroit River <p>More than three-dozen U.S. and Canadian agencies<a href=""> 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 Looking for ways to improve border security <p><a href="">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="">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 Looking for ways to improve border security