CLIP: U.S.-Mexico Border and Immigration
AIR DATE: Thursday, June 2, 2016
Brandon Darby talked about legal and illegal immigration from the U.S.-Mexico border town of Laredo, TX. He discussed different avenues for entering the United States, the role of Mexican cartels, and reasons he believes the immigration system is not working.
- Illegal Immigration in the U.S. (Video - 7 min)
Mario Martinez, the chief Border Patrol agent in the Laredo sector, talked about illegal immigration across the U.S.-Mexico border.
- Travel to U.S.-Mexico Border (Video - 2 min)
A Cuban national who traveled for four straight days to reach the U.S.-Mexico border in Laredo, Texas, talked about his experiences.
- Bell Ringer: Federalism and Immigration (5:04)
Representative Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) states his objections to one of the provisions upheld in the the Supreme Court ruling of Arizona v US. The other three provisions of the law were ruled unconstitutional.
- Bell Ringer: U.S. Immigration Policy & "Sanctuary Cities" (8:48)
USA Today Reporter Alan Gomez talked about U.S. immigration policy and the focus on so-called "sanctuary cities" around the country. Topics included deportation policy and facts on U.S. immigration populations and their impact on cities.
- Bell Ringer: Immigration History and the Hart-Celler Act (8:40)
Maria Cristina Garcia talked about the history of immigration in the United States and how the 1965 Hart-Celler Act changed American immigration policy.
- Bell Ringer: Border Enforcement and the Origins of Undocumented Immigration (13:04)
Patrick Ettinger talked about his book, "Imaginary Lines: Border Enforcement and the Origins of Undocumented Immigration, 1882-1930", in which he shares the origins of immigrant smuggling and illicit entry on the northern and southern U.S. borders from 1882-1930, at a time when English, Irish, Chinese, Italian, Russian, Lebanese, Japanese, Greek, and, later, Mexican migrants created various “backdoors” into the country.
PEOPLE IN THIS VIDEO:
- Brandon Darby
Director and Editor
Breitbart News Network->Texas
Immigration, Federalism, Illegal Immigration, Federal Law, Cartel, Border, Customs and Border Protection