And for good reason. As FAIR recently reported, 189,402 encounters were recorded at the U.S. northern border in fiscal year 2023, an increase of 109,535 from the previous fiscal year. 487 of these crossings were made by individuals on the FBI’s terrorist watch list. Of course, New Hampshire’s 58-mile northern border is only a small section of the broader 5,525-mile U.S.-Canada boundary line, but it is penetrable nonetheless, vulnerable and is a point of entry close to major population centers on the east coast.

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