The U.S. Border Patrol Is Getting Lost in the Weeds

The Texas Observer | April 8, 2009
Border Patrol officials contend that an invasive plant called carrizo cane is blocking their view of the river and of Mexico. The patrol is proposing to spray herbicide along the river from a helicopter to wipe out the cane, angering residents and dividing Laredo's City Council.

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