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Border Security Technology Caucus holds 1st meeting, gets briefing on collecting, monitoring migration data
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Border Security Technology Caucus holds 1st meeting, gets briefing on collecting, monitoring migration data

EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) — The bipartisan Border Security Technology Caucus met for the first time on Tuesday and listened to a presentation on how law enforcement agencies can use data to address security needs at the border. The caucus’s mission is to inform Congress of available technologies to improve and strengthen border security. U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez, a Democrat from McAllen, co-founded the caucus with U.S. Rep. Tony Gonzales, R-Texas, whose district stretches from San Antonio to El Paso and includes 800 miles of U.S.-Mexico border, the most of all border districts. The other founding members include Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, and Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tennessee. Gonzalez, in early April, told Border Report he believes there are emerging technologies that can hel...