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Video: Busted in Texas

As Congress looks to boost funding for the U.S. Border Patrol as part of a new immigration bill, our friends at the Center for Investigative Reporting look at the impact of the police buildup at an infamous West Texas checkpoint, the Sierra Blanca.

As Congress looks to significantly boost funding for the U.S. Border Patrol as part of a new immigration bill, our friends at the Center for Investigative Reporting look at the impact of the police buildup at a West Texas checkpoint. The Sierra Blanca checkpoint along I-10 was set up to catch major traffickers and immigrants who entered the country illegally. But the checkpoint now busts thousands of unsuspecting Americans a year for low-level drug possession – including some famous musicians.

 

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