Brooks Co. Ranchers Weigh In on Increase of Immigrant Traffic

1 year 2 months 3 weeks ago Monday, May 20 2019 May 20, 2019 May 20, 2019 8:11 AM May 20, 2019 in News - Local

FALFURRIAS – Border security resources are focused on the Rio Grande Valley; that focus is creating a sense of insecurity among some Brooks County residents.

For years, ranchers have seen immigrants use their land to travel north, the only difference now is a decrease in Border Patrol agents.

Ranchers tell CHANNEL 5 NEWS they know agents are overwhelmed.

The Brooks County Sheriff's Office and the Department of Public Safety are stepping in to help.

Watch the video above for the full story.

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