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Government Shutdown Will Not Affect Border Crossing or Security

NPR reports that the Department of Homeland Security and its security-related functions will not be affected in the event of a U.S. government shutdown.  Border security is listed as an exempt activity in government documents regarding the potential shutdown.  A shutdown could occur if Congress does not pass a budget by midnight tonight.

Read article: http://www.npr.org/2011/02/25/134048240/TSA-Update 

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