USA

Celebrated Former US Immigration Agent Blames Politics for Border Crisisi
X
Greg Flakus
July 16, 2014 12:58 AM
U.S. government intelligence indicates the current influx of immigrants, especially children, from Central America over the Texas-Mexico border, is being primarily driven by rumors that an immigrant seeking refugee status will be granted residency at the border. While this is not technically true, one legendary former U.S. Immigration agent says the policy being followed at the border fosters the impression that it is true. VOA's Greg Flakus reports from Houston.

Celebrated Former US Immigration Agent Blames Politics for Border Crisis

Greg Flakus

Published July 15, 2014

U.S. government intelligence indicates the current influx of immigrants, especially children, from Central America over the Texas-Mexico border, is being primarily driven by rumors that an immigrant seeking refugee status will be granted residency at the border. While this is not technically true, one legendary former U.S. Immigration agent says the policy being followed at the border fosters the impression that it is true. VOA's Greg Flakus reports from Houston.


You May Like

Video Miami Cubans Divided on New US Policy

While older, more conservative Cuban Americans have promoted anti-Castro political movement for years, younger generations say economically, it is time for change More

2014 Sees Dramatic Uptick in Boko Haram Abductions

Militants suspected in latest mass kidnapping of over 100 people in Gumsuri, Nigeria on Sunday More

Video Cuba Deal Is Major Victory for Pope

Role of Francis hailed throughout US, Latin America - though some Cuban-American Catholics have mixed feelings More

This forum has been closed.
Comment Sorting
Comments
     
by: G Thoma from: Columbus Ohio
July 28, 2014 11:40 PM
If they don't show up for their hearing they should be deported right away without a hearing


by: Patrick Comey from: United States
July 15, 2014 11:46 PM
Excellent report that deals with the reality rather than political hoo haw.