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US-Mexico Border Security / Background Checks #769115

FNC Evening News for Friday, Mar 05, 2004
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(Studio: Shepard Smith) Report introduced.

(Seattle: Dan Springer) The on-going debate on the best way to track citizens crossing US borders featured; details given about the current system in which border security officers have to perform two separate fingerprint background checks on two separate systems and critics’ arguments that a combined system could have prevented crimes such as the rape of two Catholic nuns by Maximilano Esparza†; Esparza photo shown. [Retired Border Patrol agent Gene DAVIS†- says linking the two systems should be the highest priority.] [Customs/Border Protection’s Robert BONNER†- says making sure systems link to the FBI and CIA systems is most important.]

Reporter(s):
Smith, Shepard;
Springer, Dan
Duration:
00:01:50

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