CBP Attempting to Fire Agent For Recognizing Individual Rights At Checkpoints

The video above depicts Border Patrol agent Michael Flanders acknowledging the right of individuals to not answer questions while being seized at internal Border Patrol roadblocks. For daring to do his duty in a professional, friendly and lawful manner, Agent Flanders is now facing termination from Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

I initially wrote about Agent Flanders back in March of 2014. I hadn’t heard much more about him since then however until this most recent video. As part of the video posting, Agent Flanders also provided the following description:

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Laredo Sector BP Agents Detain Trucker for 19 Days Without Charge

Reason Magazine has just published a disturbing story about a trucker who was recently illegally detained for 19 days without charges by Border Patrol agents at a roadblock North of Laredo, TX. See:

Detained for 19 Days: Immigration Checkpoint Refusal Gone Wrong

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