BORDER MANAGEMENT: CHALLENGES AND ISSUES AT THE BORDER IN INDONESIA

  • Mochamad Rizqi Setiawan Setiawan Immigration Polytechnic
  • Erza Lasoturia Anansih Mendrofa
  • Gede Maha Aditya Pramana
Keywords: border superintendence, plan of action, policy re-evaluation, national significance

Abstract

This paper aims to give a comprehensive account of the border management in Indonesia through the challenges faced by the CIQS (Customs, Immigration, Quarantine, and Security) and offered strategies to curb the challenges. The cross-border activities potentially bring the illegal movement to both the people and the goods. Indonesia, as an archipelagic country, should build border management and border control policies that able to overcome those challenges with the Coordinated Border Management (CBM) strategy. This study uses qualitative methodology with a descriptive analysis through document analysis of government reports, journal articles, or any related documents. This research uses SWOT Analysis by observing the internal and external aspects of border agencies in Indonesia, especially the Directorate General of Immigration (DGI). This paper affirmed that immigration and border control policy in Indonesia should be reassessed and updated to comply with the rapid development of globalization, suit the national interest, and use the CBM approach strategy to secure the border effectively.

Published
2020-12-23