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Candalaria Crossings

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Offline badknees

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Candalaria Crossings
« on: May 26, 2019, 08:07:56 AM »
https://www.npr.org/2019/05/25/726128023/in-rural-west-texas-illegal-border-crossings-are-routine-for-u-s-citizens

I don't think the photo is correctly captioned. That doesn't look like the Rio Grande.
« Last Edit: May 26, 2019, 10:55:44 AM by badknees »
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« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2019, 08:54:38 AM »
Sounds like these people would welcome a regulated and controlled border crossing.  That way they could safely and legally cross back and forth, and partake in commerce from both countries.  They, themselves admit the need for border control when they call the BP when they see illegal activity.

"This area is also a well-trodden corridor for both human and drug smugglers. Residents said they'll tell agents if they have any misgivings about strangers they don't recognize.

"That's our way of helping them in order for them to help us," said Evelyn Lozano, 18, who said she has seen human smugglers passing through the region on multiple occasions."


Please take a moment this weekend to remember those who fought, and even died to keep our country and borders safe.  May God Bless America.
« Last Edit: May 26, 2019, 09:40:45 AM by elhombre »
First Russian Collusion, then Obstruction, then illegal payment to Stormy Daniels, then tax returns subpoenaed. Now no formal vote on impeachment for a 30 min. phone call to Ukraine

No crime. No evidence, just more secret investigations

Drain the Swamp.  America will survive.  God Bless America

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« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2019, 09:13:25 AM »
The River Has Never Divided Us: A Border History of La Junta de los Rios (Jack and Doris Smothers Series in Texas History, Life, and Culture, No. 13) Paperback May 1, 2004
by Jefferson Morgenthaler (Author)
Leave "quit" at the car.  Embrace the trail as your friend.  Expect to enjoy yourself, and to be amazed.

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« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2019, 10:44:48 AM »

 


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