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CLIP: U.S.-Mexico Border and Immigration


AIR DATE: Thursday, June 2, 2016
OVERVIEW:

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.
 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:
 

  • 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

 

KEYWORDS: Immigration, Federalism, Illegal Immigration, Federal Law, Cartel, Border, Customs and Border Protection