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Old 11-29-2010, 03:44 PM
 
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The show is a joke because NO REAL stopping of the illegals is happening
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Old 11-29-2010, 03:49 PM
 
Location: Pa
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Please read the Posse Comitatus Act.
Change the law? Pass an amendment? If our elected reps put a fraction of the energy into illegal immigration that was used to pass a poorly written health care law we would see the BP better equiped, armed and prepared to deal with their mission.
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Old 11-29-2010, 05:10 PM
 
Location: Native Floridian, USA
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The show is a joke because NO REAL stopping of the illegals is happening
I do agree with this. Also, why are 95 % of the Border Patrols speaking with heavy accents ? Don't we have any native born Americans that will do the job ? I watched a little of it today before going to work (rerun) and wasn't impressed. I guess I don't like it as much as I thought I did.
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Old 11-29-2010, 05:17 PM
 
Location: Pa
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I do agree with this. Also, why are 95 % of the Border Patrols speaking with heavy accents ? Don't we have any native born Americans that will do the job ? I watched a little of it today before going to work (rerun) and wasn't impressed. I guess I don't like it as much as I thought I did.
Given the location it makes sense that most BP agents are hispanic. The episodes I watched did in fact have white and black BP agents.
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Old 11-29-2010, 05:23 PM
 
Location: SoCal, Idaho
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I do agree with this. Also, why are 95 % of the Border Patrols speaking with heavy accents ? Don't we have any native born Americans that will do the job ? I watched a little of it today before going to work (rerun) and wasn't impressed. I guess I don't like it as much as I thought I did.
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Given the location it makes sense that most BP agents are hispanic. The episodes I watched did in fact have white and black BP agents.
CBP agents are required to speak "fluent" Spanish. The academy will teach you spanish if you don't know it already, but it is much easier if you already speak. There is also a different testing process for non-fluent applicants.

Why in the world do you assume the Hispanic guys working CBP are not native born? What an obnoxious comment.
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Old 11-29-2010, 05:23 PM
 
Location: People's republic of California
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What is wrong with having hispanic agents? As long as they are doing their job of stopping illegals. o yea, its not about the race, whatever!!
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Old 11-29-2010, 05:36 PM
 
Location: Pa
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CBP agents are required to speak "fluent" Spanish. The academy will teach you spanish if you don't know it already, but it is much easier if you already speak. There is also a different testing process for non-fluent applicants.

Why in the world do you assume the Hispanic guys working CBP are not native born? What an obnoxious comment.
Really? Where in my post did I make such a claim? America has no native born hispanics? I assumed that everyone new that we had millions of native born hispanic Americans.
Does it not make sense that given the fact that Texas, AZ, NM, and CA have a high population of Hispanic citizens that their ranks would be represented among the BP?
100% no doubt about it every BP agent is a citizen of the United States.
How can I Prepare for a Career As a Border Patrol Agent?
I hope this helps.
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Old 11-29-2010, 05:39 PM
 
Location: SoCal, Idaho
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Easy tin man. My comment was directed at Annie's.

Don't we have any native born Americans that will do the job ?

Your comment makes sense. Officers that cannot speak the language of the people they are pursuing are useless (and a danger) to everyone else on their team.
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Old 11-29-2010, 05:47 PM
 
Location: Pa
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Easy tin man. My comment was directed at Annie's.

Don't we have any native born Americans that will do the job ?

Your comment makes sense. Officers that cannot speak the language of the people they are pursuing are useless (and a danger) to everyone else on their team.
LOL No problem. I was a bit confused. I couldn't understand how my post was interpreted that we don't use US hispanic citizens.
I agree it would be stupid not make full use of our spanish speaking Hispanic citizens on a border being infiltrated by hispanic spanish speakers from SOB.
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Old 11-29-2010, 06:05 PM
 
Location: OCEAN BREEZES AND VIEWS SAN CLEMENTE
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Much easier to have our Border Patrol Agents whom already speak the language, much easier don't you think. And one has to be trained fluently in the Spanish Lagnugage, if they don't speak Spanish, why all that trouble, when we can get Agents who already know the Language, makes sense to me. And there are different color Border Agents, I have seen White and Black ones.

PUT BORDER PATROL AGENTS out there, whom do not speak the Spanish Language, what good are they, they then become mighty useless.

Who in the world said, that the Border Patrol Agents are NOT NATIVE BORN. Just because they speak with a Spanish Accent, this is nonesense.
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