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Posted October 10. 2017 1:11PM

'We're not allowed' - Broad jurisdiction of U.S. Border Patrol raises concerns about racial profiling

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Basra Mohamed documented the U.S. Border Patrol roadblock on I-93 in Woodstock. Such government actions are illegal except within 100 miles of a U.S. Border. (Facebook)

Unlike local law enforcement, U.S. Border Patrol agents can pull over a vehicle if they have reasonable suspicion its occupants are of "illegal alienage" — that basically means someone who is in the country illegally.
I asked Brant how agents could determine “illegal alienage” without racial profiling?
"We're not allowed to do racial profiling, so we use, we develop articulable facts," Brant says.


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