As Illegal Crossings Rise In Texas, A Cat-And-Mouse Game With Border Patrol Intensifies

1:46 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

As Illegal Crossings Rise In Texas, A Cat-And-Mouse Game With Border Patrol Intensifies

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Illegal border crossings are way up in some parts of Texas. This story profiles those guarding the border, and those who feel moved to set out water for the border-crossers.
This story takes us to the banks of the Rio Grande river in South Texas. It's where a cat-and-mouse game plays out every night between migrants crossing into the US illegally and the Border Patrol. The game is intensifying. In the past two years, the number of migrants crossing at this part of the US border has doubled.