Pre-clearance will be major hurdle in Perimeter

Far from a done deal, border plan must confront law enforcement authority, budget woes, need for political will.

Carl Meyer
Published: Wednesday, 12/14/2011 12:00 am EST

Canada and the United States last week announced a mammoth undertaking to reshape their relationship and build a new bilateral fortress, one that analysts say drives the relationship forward on several fronts, but remains silent on price tags and legal issues surrounding cross-border policing.

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