Crossing the Border

8232Lynn Schenk, the former Congresswoman from San Diego, steals the show here as she recalls what she and others had to do to outsmart a veteran Texas committee chairman to get a fast lane – called the SENTRI — approved for low-risk travelers crossing the border from Mexico into California in 1995.

Panelists reflect on the impact of that pivotal event and present a new, high-tech vision for improving efficiency at Otay Mesa and San Ysidro, the busiest land border crossing in the world.

Watch SENTRI at 20 and Envision 2020.