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Border Patrol Chief In San Diego Discusses Zero-Tolerance Immigration Policy

A Border Patrol agent detains three men along Interstate 8 near the U.S.-Mexi...

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Above: A Border Patrol agent detains three men along Interstate 8 near the U.S.-Mexico border in eastern San Diego County on Sept. 5, 2017.

Border Patrol Chief In San Diego Discusses Zero-Tolerance Immigration Policy


Rodney Scott, chief patrol agent, Border Patrol San Diego sector


Public outcry over President Trump's immigration-enforcement policies continues.

Last month, Trump signed an executive order to stop family separations but asked the zero-tolerance immigration policy that led to a rise in family separations to remain in place.

RELATED: San Diego Protest Of Trump’s Immigration Policies Draws 800, Leads To 10 Arrests

How is the zero-tolerance policy playing out in San Diego and what's the Border Patrol's role in separating families?

Rodney Scott, chief patrol agent of the Border Patrol's San Diego sector, discusses the zero-tolerance immigration policy with KPBS fronteras reporter Jean Guerrero.


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