Sylvia Longmire


Sylvia Longmire is a former air force officer. She also worked as a senior intelligence analyst for the California State Terrorism Threat Assessment Center. Longmire is regularly interviewed by national media outlets, including FOX News, CNN, MSNBC, PBS, and BBC News. Her first book, Cartel:The Coming Invasion of Mexico’s Drug Wars, published in September 2011, was nominated for a Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Her second book, Border Insecurity: Why Big Money, Fences, and Drones Aren’t Making Us Safer, was published in April 2014.

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Securing The Southwest Border Requires Meaningful Immigration Reform

by Sylvia Longmirevia Peregrine
Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Moving into an election year, immigration reform is on every politician’s mind yet not what they want to talk about. Border security isn’t far behind as a hot-button political topic.