Hard truths about what it means to be a border patrol agent

Francisco Cantu grew up near the U.S.-Mexico border, and he wanted to understand it better -- the policy fights over it, the people who cross it. So he joined the border patrol. We talk to him about what he saw as an agent, and why he quit.

Francisco Cantu is a former border patrol agent.
Photo by Beowulf Sheehan.


Francisco Cantú - Author of “The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches From The Border” - @_franciscocantu

Madeleine Brand

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