Crossing Borders

Heather Lares. 2001. United States of America. 17’

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Border Crossings / Cruzando Fronteras touches on crucial issues that surround the increased militarization of the U.S. / Mexico border. The United States Border Patrol, now part of the new formed Department of Homeland Security, has a history of abusing its power. Examples of this abuse range from sexual assault to unnecessary use of deadly force.