TOPIC: President Bush signed a bill last week that approves 700 mi…

TOPIC: President Bush signed a bill last week that approves 700 miles of fencing to be erected along the U.S.-Mexico border, according to an article by The Associated Press. The cost of the fencing project is unknown. Bush has yet to hear back from Congress regarding his guest worker program, which would allow illegal immigrants the chance to become U.S. citizens.

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James Chong, chief technology officer of VidSys, is an expert on video surveillance technologies, SBInet, security and safety operations centers. He is the former director of integrated communications division (ICD) at DTS and was the visionary and founder of DTS’s Visual Communications Division. His credentials include his role as the primary inventor and architect of the unique interactive video communications platform currently being utilized in some of the largest and most technologically advanced command and control centers around the United States. Chong graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University (Virginia Tech) with Bachelor of Science degrees in two engineering disciplines and double minors in Mathematics and Engineering Science & Mechanics (ESM). 508-485-2900 [email protected] PR Contact: Matt Flanagan 617-758-4149 [email protected]

Tony Lapolito comes to VidSys with over 15 years of experience in the networking and video industries. Lapolito is expert on video surveillance technologies and trends, and the convergence of physical and IT security. He recently led the Marketing team of Cisco Systems’ Application and Content Networking division and was responsible for Application Acceleration, Streaming Media, Layer4-7 switching, Content Delivery Networking (CDN), and caching products. While at Cisco he also led strategic initiatives in IP Communications/VoIP and Security. Lapolito holds a BSEE from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell and an MBA from Boston College. 508-485-2900 [email protected] PR Contact: Matt Flanagan 617-758-4149 [email protected]

Attorney Vincent P. Martin, of Hellmuth & Johnson, PLLC, practices in the area of U.S. immigration law, representing employers, business personnel, investors, families seeking to sponsor other family members, students, people seeking asylum, and those facing deportation. One of a handful of Minnesota attorneys that regularly deals with H-2B visas for temporary seasonal workers, Martin is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and volunteers his time with numerous organizations, including the Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights, and participated in the American Bar Association’s Immigration and Naturalization Service Detention Standards Implementation Initiative. Martin is also experienced in family law matters, enabling him to provide assistance to clients when immigration and family law issues intersect. Licensed to practice law in the State of Minnesota, Eight Circuit Court of Appeals, and Federal Immigration Court, he is a member of the Hennepin County and Minnesota State Bar Associations, participating in the Immigration and Family Law sections. PR Contact: Liz Hersey 952-941-4005 or 952-941-2114 [email protected]

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