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Seven miles from Mexico and surrounded by brushlands that are home to the border's busiest smuggling routes, the Bentsen Tower federal courthouse has become one of the anguished epicenters of family separation.
Seven miles from Mexico and surrounded by brushlands that are home to the border’s busiest smuggling routes, the Bentsen Tower federal courthouse has become one of the anguished epicenters of family separation.
Joined by state troopers and a Texas Parks & Wildlife Department game warden, the team used a Google Earth map to divide the brushland into sectors.
Years ago, the government built the border fence across his family’s land near San Benito, severing easy access to a strip of brushland by the Rio Grande where the family used to gather for big occasions, like Easter.
What bothers him, though, is that Homeland Security now uses the brushland on the other side of the gate as a rallying point for patrols.
After years of warning Californians to be wary all year round because the drought had left forests and brushlands tinder dry, officials are concerned that residents may think the danger has passed because of last year’s heavy rainfall.
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