Mexican 'sewage curtain' blocking border enforcement, agent warns

Are the Mexicans using "sewage warfare" against U.S. Border Patrol agents? A top Border Patrol agent warns that something isn't right out there. Christopher J. Harris, Senior Patrol Agent at the Border Patrol, and a top official with Local 16 of the National Border Patrol Council, told an American Freedom Alliance conference Sunday in Los Angeles that that the situation in Imperial Beach, where Mexican raw sewage is being pumped onto San Diego beaches with impunity, is more than just ruined beaches and noxious smells, as the media has reported. It's a toxic hazard to those who serve in the capacity of border security. "Agents come to me with chemical burns, with shoelaces and bootlaces that have dissolved. You don’t get to that area on border," Harris said, without encountering the toxic sludge. For Harris, who works with the Border Patrol's union, it's an unacceptable risk for agents whose jobs already are some of the most dangerous...(Read Full Post)