The border is not where it is supposed to be; the border is getting thicker; the border “needs a fix.” These are just a few of the sentiments one encounters with shocking regularity when discussing the Canada/US border in the Pacific Northwest, known as the Cascade Gateway, or sometimes referred to as “Cascadia”.1 Generally unsolicited, these comments and many others are often vain attempts to encapsulate the recent changes to this border, particularly in the post-9/11 epoch.
Subjects - Topical (LCSH)
Border security--Northwest, Pacific--Management; Border crossing--Northwest, Pacific--Management; September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001--Influence; Security systems; Biometric identification
Muller, Benjamin J., "Governing Through Risk at the Canada/US Border: Liberty, Security, Technology" (2008). Border Policy Research Institute Publications. 108.