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May 20, 2010

Fed Up At The Border

Fed Up At The Border

In late March, a rancher near the Arizona/Mexico border was shot and killed, sparking a contentious debate over immigration in Arizona. The governor signed the state's tough new law, SB 1070, not long after. Larry Vance was a friend and neighbor of the murdered rancher. He lives one mile from the border and has witnessed hundreds, maybe thousands, of migrants crossing his property over the last thirty years. Larry says the effects are frightening - cut fences, trash everywhere, poisoned dogs, shoot outs, burglaries. Larry talks to Dick Gordon about his frustration with the federal government, and his fear of the Mexican cartels.

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