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US proposes unmanned border crossing with Mexico
ap ^ | 12/11/11 | CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN

Posted on 12/11/2011 5:26:09 PM PST by Nachum

BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK, Texas (AP) -- The bloody drug war in Mexico shows no sign of relenting. Neither do calls for tighter border security amid rising fears of spillover violence.

This hardly seems a time the U.S. would be willing to allow people to cross the border legally from Mexico without a customs officer in sight. But in this rugged, remote West Texas terrain where wading across the shallow Rio Grande undetected is all too easy, federal authorities are touting a proposal to open an unmanned port of entry as a security upgrade.

By the spring, kiosks could open up in Big Bend National Park allowing people from the tiny Mexican town of Boquillas del Carmen to scan their identity documents and talk to a customs officer in another location, at least 100 miles away.

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TOPICS: Government; Mexico; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aliens; border; borderwars; crossing; illegalimmigration; immigrantlist; immigration; landmines; mexico; unmanned
The Obama corridor
1 posted on 12/11/2011 5:26:13 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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2 posted on 12/11/2011 5:27:49 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

I knew nothing good would follow when they shut down the insane asylums.


3 posted on 12/11/2011 5:30:14 PM PST by Iron Munro ("Don't pick a fight with an old man. If he is too old to fight he'll just kill you." John Steinbeck)
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To: Nachum

The Feds never cease to amaze me.


4 posted on 12/11/2011 5:32:27 PM PST by lahargis (Out with Barry in with Perry. Perry is our energy candidate!)
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To: Nachum

The kiosk will be equipped with a scale so the mules will be protected by OSHA from having to carry excessively heavy loads. Dope bundles will have to weigh less than 35 pounds to gain admission.


5 posted on 12/11/2011 5:37:23 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it. (plagiarized))
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6 posted on 12/11/2011 5:53:14 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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7 posted on 12/11/2011 5:54:24 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

That remote border agent can double as the admissions officer for illegals at UT.


8 posted on 12/11/2011 5:56:37 PM PST by TADSLOS (Lexicon Genetics- Rick Perry's Solyndra Moment)
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To: Nachum

>The Obama corridor<

Good name for it ..

Insanity at it’s finest.
Hopefully people will finally say enough is enough. This should get a lot of attention. I think that the American people will reject it in great numbers.


9 posted on 12/11/2011 5:59:31 PM PST by Munz (All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.)
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To: Nachum

bump


10 posted on 12/11/2011 6:00:03 PM PST by lowbridge (Rep. Dingell: "Its taken a long time.....to control the people.")
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To: Nachum

This little village is really in the middle of nowhere, it doesn’t even show up on the maps. Google “Rio Grande Village TX” to get an idea of where it is, it’s right across the river.

“Gonzalez, a 34-year-old father of three, described his town as “very sad, very hard” and said there was no work. Without access to the Rio Grande Village store, residents depend on a bus that runs once a week to Melchor Muzquiz, a larger town about 150 miles away, for supplies.

A small military presence protects the town from the drug-related violence that has engulfed other Mexican border towns. Now with news of the port of entry, residents are already making plans for restaurants and shops, he said.

“When it closed nobody crossed and everything went downhill. People began to leave,” he said. “Now people are going to return.””


11 posted on 12/11/2011 6:09:20 PM PST by Pelham (Islam. The original Evil Empire)
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To: Nachum

then why not open it wide and then see what happens. I’ll gas up my car and drive north.


12 posted on 12/11/2011 6:37:11 PM PST by television is just wrong
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To: Nachum

Put up a sign saying “bienvenidos” Amigo’s


13 posted on 12/11/2011 6:41:27 PM PST by Venturer
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To: Nachum

The conduit for the invasion of America....


14 posted on 12/11/2011 6:41:39 PM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: Nachum

The conduit for the invasion of America....


15 posted on 12/11/2011 6:41:39 PM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: Nachum

The conduit for the invasion of America....


16 posted on 12/11/2011 6:41:39 PM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: Nachum

Boquillas has been a major illegal and drug smuggling crossing for years. And according to the park super, not an International Border, but just a river.

I’m sure the “kiosk” will change everything.


17 posted on 12/11/2011 6:47:19 PM PST by Double Tap
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To: sheik yerbouty

“send us your poor, tired, drunk, felons, child molesters, future dem voters .........”


18 posted on 12/11/2011 6:54:09 PM PST by mriguy67
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To: Nachum


19 posted on 12/11/2011 7:19:04 PM PST by Iron Munro ("Don't pick a fight with an old man. If he is too old to fight he'll just kill you." John Steinbeck)
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To: Nachum

Isn’t that what most of the border already is?


20 posted on 12/11/2011 7:40:01 PM PST by A. Patriot (Have we lost our Republic? Do the majority of Americans care?)
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To: Nachum

“... you’d have to be a real idiot to pick the only place with security in 300 miles of the border to try to sneak across.”

That’s the real give away in the article, that there’s no security for (at least) 300 miles.


21 posted on 12/11/2011 7:42:33 PM PST by Williams (Honey Badger Don't Care)
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To: Iron Munro

Come to DC, the biggest insane asylum of them all, besides San Francisco, Oakland and the state of Vermont.


22 posted on 12/11/2011 8:44:12 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Nachum

Under the Motor Voter Fraud Act, the border officer “100 miles away” will have to offer them the chance to register to vote.


23 posted on 12/11/2011 8:52:46 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Stop BIG Government Greed Now!!!!)
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To: TADSLOS

Why do you have to lie in this forum?


24 posted on 12/11/2011 9:04:37 PM PST by A_Tradition_Continues (formerly known as Politicalwit ...05/28/98 Class of '98)
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To: Nachum

Huh, talk about a coincidence. My great aunt’s family lives in the area, both on the American and Mexican side. Actually, from talking with them, I can help explain the situation there. You got families there who own land on either side of the border, who cross to visit their immediate family on the other side, or tend to their land.


25 posted on 12/11/2011 10:26:58 PM PST by JerseyanExile
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To: Venturer

I’d prefer “Afuero p*ndejos!


26 posted on 12/12/2011 1:06:37 AM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: A_Tradition_Continues

Why is Rick Perry compelled to spend millions of Texas taxpayer dollars hispandering to illegals in the form of tuition handouts?


27 posted on 12/12/2011 5:24:40 AM PST by TADSLOS (Lexicon Genetics- Rick Perry's Solyndra Moment)
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What tuition handout? You mean in-state tuition? They are paying “resident” rates but I guess you had rather see them head back to Mexico and become drug mules.

Hopefully one of these days, these US educated illegals will actually head back to their birth country and make real changes in their country and government.

It is cheaper to allow them to attend a school than to house them in prison.

The problem has existed in Texas for decades. Perry didn’t create the miss. He has done more about border control than any Texas governor. The problem lays directly at the feet of the US Federal government and those that dictate policy. It has been 6 decades since we had immigration enforcement and any real border protection. Not one President (Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Reagan, GWH Bush, Clinton,GW Bush, Obama) have exercised and executed the laws of the land.

Lay the blame where it rightly belongs.


28 posted on 12/12/2011 5:59:16 AM PST by A_Tradition_Continues (formerly known as Politicalwit ...05/28/98 Class of '98)
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To: A_Tradition_Continues

$33 M in Texas taxpayer money and counting in Perry’s illegal tuition handouts through 2010. I’m sure it’s even more now. That’s money that could be, should be sent back to Texans rather than coddling ILLEGALS and encouraging more of the same.


29 posted on 12/12/2011 7:15:36 AM PST by TADSLOS (Lexicon Genetics- Rick Perry's Solyndra Moment)
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To: Nachum

I hear voter registrations cards will be made available with DNC recruiters present ... The country is lost, period.


30 posted on 12/12/2011 8:29:38 AM PST by Scythian
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