The Green Monster – How the Border Patrol became America’s most out-of-control law enforcement agency

This is the story of how the Green Monster came alive.

The irony of New York’s Statue of Liberty is that the Emma Lazarus poem inscribed on its base at its dedication in 1886, “Give me your tired, your poor, / Your huddled masses, yearning to breathe free,” marked almost precisely the moment the nation’s borders began to close to new immigrants—especially the tired, the poor and the huddled masses.

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