(Part 5) GAO Presentation On Internal DHS Checkpoints

The video appearing above is part 5 of a 14 part series highlighting a town hall meeting organized by Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. The meeting was held on September 2, 2009 in Green Vally, Arizona to discuss/debate a recent GAO report on internal suspicionless homeland security checkpoints.

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(Part 6) GAO Presentation On Internal DHS Checkpoints

Part 6 of a 14 part video series highlighting a town hall meeting organized by Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords appears above. The meeting was held on September 2, 2009 in Green Vally, Arizona to discuss/debate a recent GAO report on internal suspicionless homeland security checkpoints.

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(Part 4) GAO Presentation On Internal DHS Checkpoints

The video appearing above is part 4 of a 14 part series highlighting a town hall meeting organized by Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. The meeting was held on September 2, 2009 in Green Vally, Arizona to discuss/debate a recent GAO report on internal suspicionless homeland security checkpoints.

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Congresswoman Giffords To Host Community Forum On Border Patrol Checkpoint Study

tufflyGiffordsSmallOn August 31, 2009, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a 147 page report on internal suspicionless Border Patrol checkpoints.

I’ve not yet had an opportunity to review the report for myself but will at my earliest opportunity. In the meantime, I thought it was important to point folks to the report so they can read it for themselves. A local news story on the GAO report from KVOA Channel 4 News in Tucson is available here.

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(Part 3) GAO Presentation On Internal DHS Checkpoints

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On September 2, 2009, Congresswoman Giffords organized a community meeting in Green Valley, Arizona to discuss the recent findings of a GAO study regarding interior Border Patrol checkpoints. The study was requested in 2007 by several Congressmen in direct response to public outcry in Southern Arizona regarding Homeland Security plans to establish a permanent suspicionless federal checkpoint South of Tucson along I-19.

Before continuing, it should be noted the intent of the Border Patrol and the Department of Homeland Security has always been to force a permanent checkpoint down the throats of Southern Arizonans regardless of the level of public outcry or the conclusions of the GAO report:

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(Part 2) GAO Presentation On Internal DHS Checkpoints

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As previously reported, Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords organized a community meeting in Green Valley, Arizona last week to discuss the recent findings of a GAO study on interior Border Patrol checkpoints. Since federal officials have been trying to shove a permanent checkpoint down the throats of Southern Arizonans for years, this issue has been of great interest to many of us living in the state.

Checkpoint USA was on hand to record the meeting and is now making it available to the general public. This is part two of the meeting and highlights a presentation by Richard Stana with the Government Accountability Office (GAO). Part one is available here:

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(Part 1) GAO Presentation On Internal DHS Checkpoints

permCPsmallAs previously reported here, on September 2, 2009 Congresswoman Giffords organized a community meeting in Green Valley, Arizona to discuss the recent findings of a GAO study regarding interior Border Patrol checkpoints.

Checkpoint USA was on hand to record the meeting to make it available to the general public. This is part 1 from the meeting and highlights a presentation on the study by Richard Stana with the Government Accountability Office (GAO):

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