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Now that the Mexican Cartels Are Corrupting US Border Agents Will The Drug Cartels Start Demanding Amnesty?

Customs officials are telling Congress that Mexican drug cartels are infiltrating federal law enforcement agencies along the southwest border. And those charged with weeding them out say they don't have the money to catch all the corrupt agents. James Tomsheck, assistant commissioner with U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Office of Internal Affairs, told a Senate panel Thursday that only about one in 10 of the new hires for agency jobs are given polygraph tests. And of those who take them, 60 percent are deemed unsuitable for employment. The Associated Press reported last year that four applicants for border protection jobs were were not hired when polygraph tests and background checks confirmed they were infiltrators from drug trafficking operations. U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Arkansas, who chaired the hearing of the Homeland Security subcommittee, said Tomsheck's figures were alarming http://cbs11tv.com/local/Only.fraction.of.2.1554121.html

Asked By: THE GREATEST GODDESS JILL - 3/11/2010
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Well if this is the case then immigration reform will not secure the border as Obama has been jabbering about and a while back Janet said much of the border was secured and we can offer start offering amnesty to illegals. It's time to station the Military on the border to offer complete protection of the border since... More
Answered By: ❶•☆•xXx•☆— BOMB ♥ SHELL☆•xXx•☆•❶ - 3/11/2010
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I think "alarming" is an understatement.
Answered By: Anonymous Coward - 3/11/2010
 
Mexican cartels have always corrupted border agents, its actually very easy to manipulate someone with money.Seeing that a lot of these cartels carry millions in pesos/dollars, handing over a few thousand would seem like nothing. BUT this is nothing new.
Answered By: .Mexican Warrior - 3/11/2010
 
They already conquered large swaths of the southwest and have infiltrated Capital Hill through the establishment of U.S. based ethnocentric lobbying groups attempting to hijack our immigration policy... More
Answered By: ~-~-Answers!-~-~ - 3/11/2010
 
PEOPLE, please open your eyes and wake up, again and again and again, you people are "pretending" you care soooo much I quote Pretending because this problem is now directed towards the borders which is all good but it's only POLITICS, this country doesn't need a immigrant reform it needs a POLITICIANS REFORM, let me... More
Answered By: Obi Juan Kenobi - 3/11/2010
 
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