Citizenship Questions Far from the Border
Across the North Country, border patrol road checkpoints where agents stop cars and ask passengers their citizenship have become a part of daily life. Today we have a story about another step in the creeping influence of homeland security inside the border...Udi Ofer is a lawyer with the American Civil Liberties Union. He says 97% of all New Yorkers live within the hundred mile zone, as so two-thirds of all Americans. Ofer says the border patrol is going far beyond the constitution’s requirement of individualized suspicion.