FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Some Democratic participants of Congress say the breadth of the zone the place U.S. Border Patrol is allowed to check vacationers’ documentation will have to be reviewed.
Leaders of the Congressional Caribbean Caucus and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus signed a joint observation Friday, responding to broadly shared movies of Border Patrol officials eliminating a lady from a Florida passenger bus. U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch led six different Florida Democrats in signing it.
The movies confirmed officials boarding a Miami-bound Greyhound bus ultimate week in Fort Lauderdale.
The Democrats known as the officials’ movements “arbitrary and disruptive.” They mentioned the 100-mile (160-kilometer) zone alongside the U.S. border and coast the place such tests are regimen places everybody in Florida “under constant threat” of interrogations and searches.
Border Patrol officers mentioned the prevent was a regimen inspection.