June 12, 2010

Border Patrol Agents recruiting texters

U.S. Border Patrol agents are asking residents, campers, hunters and other outdoor enthusiasts to send anonymous text messages to report suspicious people they come across in the lightly populated area from Washington to Montana.

... Immigrant rights groups say they are worried because similar efforts have devolved into racial and ethnic profiling.

[via The Spokesman]

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