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Old 05-25-2011, 08:52 AM
 
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Where is the border with Mexico? At the official border or 100 miles inland?

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Old 05-25-2011, 09:23 AM
 
Location: Jacurutu
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Where is the border with Mexico? At the official border or 100 miles inland?
An excellent article about the deployment of the Border Patrol agents. If they patrol the actual border, there is less need for them up to 100 miles inland. Internal checkpoints are inefficient, using 6% of the Border Patrol resources to make 2% of the apprehensions.

Terry Bressi (checkpointusa.org) and others refer to the 100-mile range of Border Patrol agents as the "Constitution-Free Zone". Agents impinge on a right of free travel and use fabricated reasoning to search and seize U.S. citizens in their day-to-day lives. Within 25 miles inland of the border agents can search private property on demand (not any occupied buildings).

It's time to put them back on the actual border...
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Old 05-25-2011, 09:40 AM
 
Location: SouthCentral Texas
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I guess he want agents to hold hands on the border like "red rover"...

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Old 05-25-2011, 12:21 PM
 
Location: San Diego
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An excellent article about the deployment of the Border Patrol agents. If they patrol the actual border, there is less need for them up to 100 miles inland. Internal checkpoints are inefficient, using 6% of the Border Patrol resources to make 2% of the apprehensions.

Terry Bressi (checkpointusa.org) and others refer to the 100-mile range of Border Patrol agents as the "Constitution-Free Zone". Agents impinge on a right of free travel and use fabricated reasoning to search and seize U.S. citizens in their day-to-day lives. Within 25 miles inland of the border agents can search private property on demand (not any occupied buildings).

It's time to put them back on the actual border...
I don't believe that to be true as BP cannot start asking people for a green card or DL at the dirt lots in San Ysidro even though most of them are illegal alien day laborers. You can see the fence from the lots.
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Old 05-25-2011, 02:15 PM
 
Location: Jacurutu
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I don't believe that to be true as BP cannot start asking people for a green card or DL at the dirt lots in San Ysidro even though most of them are illegal alien day laborers. You can see the fence from the lots.
Meaning? In border cities (opposite Mexico) there will be Border Crossing Cards and non-immigrant visas mixed in with whom is present. To counter that claim, CBP officers and Border Patrol will ask for documentation even when someone is headed back to Mexico.
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Old 05-25-2011, 02:18 PM
 
Location: Home, Home on the Front Range
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Where is the border with Mexico? At the official border or 100 miles inland?
Not really understanding the question. Are you asking why are there border patrol stations somewhere other than on the border?
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Old 05-25-2011, 04:36 PM
 
Location: San Diego
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Meaning? In border cities (opposite Mexico) there will be Border Crossing Cards and non-immigrant visas mixed in with whom is present. To counter that claim, CBP officers and Border Patrol will ask for documentation even when someone is headed back to Mexico.
ICE is making arrests in the area right next to the border that should be the jurisdiction of BP, not only BP but including BP. There appears to be a "hands off" rule in any heavily populated area.
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Old 05-25-2011, 04:52 PM
 
Location: Jacurutu
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ICE is making arrests in the area right next to the border that should be the jurisdiction of BP, not only BP but including BP. There appears to be a "hands off" rule in any heavily populated area.
What is your impression then? "Low-hanging fruit" to boost ICE numbers? Should the Border Patrol be focused more on the border itself, or spread to a 100-mile range (as the article linked by the OP discusses)?
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Old 05-26-2011, 08:44 AM
 
Location: San Diego
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What is your impression then? "Low-hanging fruit" to boost ICE numbers? Should the Border Patrol be focused more on the border itself, or spread to a 100-mile range (as the article linked by the OP discusses)?
My point is that it appears there is no line in the sand so to speak. They can detain people on site in undeveloped areas but they cannot do the same in a populated area even though both can be inside City limits.
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