There are good people, who are making valid claims, that will go through the process the way it should be, but there’s also those who are exploiting that particular loophole.Jason Owens
Ryan Michler talks with Jason Owens, Chief Patrol Agent of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Houlton Sector (Maine’s Canadian border and along the Atlantic Ocean) in this episode of the Order of Man podcast on October 29, 2019.
The news likes to talk about children in cages, racism, injustice towards immigrants, and evil border patrol agents. Yet, the people who do this underappreciated and misunderstood job have a different reason and purpose. So what’s the truth? If you cannot go to the border and see for yourself, talk to or listen to one of these important, compassionate individuals.
Notice how completely calm, reasonable, respectful, and humble Jason Owens is. He talks about Border Patrol Search, Trauma, and Rescue teams providing life-saving aid to migrants when they are in need, where they are not supposed to be. This is the kind of man I want protecting our borders and rendering aid to real asylum seekers–experienced, level-headed, caring.
You can’t take one opinion or one person’s perspective at face value. You need to research it for yourself; you need to see it for yourself…talk to the people who deal with it day in and day out…if you’re on either extreme, you’re probably wrong…Jason Owens
If you prefer video, Business Insider reporter Daniel Brown made a brief, firsthand report after following Border Patrol agents on the United States-Mexico border for a day.
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Brown, Daniel. “I Spent A Day With Border Patrol Agents At The US-Mexico Border.” Business Insider, YouTube, 3 July 2018, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VESceb8k0ZY.
Lynds, Jen. “New CBP chief patrol agent takes post in Houlton.” The County, 7 February 2019, http://thecounty.me/2019/02/07/news/new-cbp-chief-patrol-agent-takes-post-in-houlton/.
Michler, Ryan. “Securing Our Nation’s Borders: Jason Owens.” Order of Man Podcast, 29 October 2019, https://www.orderofman.com/podcast-3/.
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