Monday, November 26, 2007

Border Delay Questions

From, the Congressional Committee on Homeland Security has some questions for the Department of Homeland security regarding the most recent incidents of border delays of Emergency Personnel:

DHS Questioned on Emergency Personnel Delayed at Border

Today, Committee on Homeland Security Chairman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Subcommittee on Border, Maritime, and Global Counterterrorism Chairwoman Loretta Sanchez (D-CA), and Subcommittee on Emergency Communications, Preparedness, and Response Chairman Henry Cuellar (D-TX) sent a letter to Michael Chertoff, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security regarding two incidents at the Canadian border when an ambulance and a group of firefighters were delayed and stopped at the border for secondary inspection. A link to the letter is below.


Letter (PDF) [ ]

The letter asks for a response by December 3rd, 2007.