How geography affects US border security

States face numerous challenges in trying to keep their borders secure. These challenges, as a natural consequence, depend on geographical location and access.

Technology, including travel-driven technology, has made the world smaller. It has enabled the rapid exchange of ideas and information, further shrinking the world. This has also led to more porous borders with significant difficulty in ensuring safety and security.

Discuss how geography affects US border security.
Offer realistic and practical recommendations on how the US can balance the right of people to travel vA­s-a-vA­s ensuring a secure border.