United States What Happens If You Don't Cooperate At Inland Check Points?

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    89.3 KPCC: What happens if you don't cooperate at inland checkpoints? (Video)

    Drive across the Southwest, north of the U.S.-Mexico Border, and you are likely to encounter a Border Patrol Checkpoint. There are two on the Interstate 5 and 15 Freeways as you head north from San Diego. These roadside stations are set up to check immigration status and sometimes they require all traffic to stop. But as Fronteras correspondent David Martin Davies shows us, what happens next is an open question.

    When a driver approaches a Border Patrol checkpoint, the drill is to pull off the highway, wait in line, and then a Border Patrol agent will ask, “Are you an American citizen?”

    If you answer “yes," in most instances you’ll soon be back on the road.

    But what happens if you refuse to answer?

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    Original article was posted at The Fronteras Desk: What Happens If You Don't Cooperate At Inland Check Points? (Mar 8 2013)
     

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