U.S. Border Patrol agents have been ordered not to arrest illegal aliens along the section of the Arizona border where protesters patrolled last month because an increase in apprehensions there would prove the effectiveness of Minuteman volunteers, The Washington Times has learned.Kinda makes you wonder what they're protecting, doesnt' it? Our borders or their political careers?
More than a dozen agents, all of whom asked not to be identified for fear of retribution, said orders relayed by Border Patrol supervisors at the Naco, Ariz., station made it clear that arrests were "not to go up" along the 23-mile section of border that the volunteers monitored to protest illegal immigration.
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Friday, May 13, 2005
Border Patrol Told to Stand Down
Boy, here's another article that will get Kenny's stomach churning. It seems that the US Border Patrol management doesn't want any their people to do their jobs! At least not in the area where the Minutemen patrolled last month.