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Celebrated Former US Immigration Agent Blames Politics for Border Crisisi
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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.


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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.