Open Letter to Editor:
Certainly others have wondered why the migrant-carrying-to-death trailer wasn’t examined more carefully at the checkpoint before it reached San Antonio.
And many wondered years earlier why another trailer, carrying other migrants to their deaths near Victoria, wasn’t scrutinized?
The federal Department of Homeland Security always asks for more and more it its budget’
Maybe it should get those funds if it results in better checkpoint vigilance.
Slower lines, longer lines?
Worth the wait if lives are saved.
Eugene “Gene” Novogrodsky
Author: Gene Novogrodsky
Eugene “Gene” Novogrodsky, a Brownsville resident for nearly three decades, writes North American border slices, from eastern Canada to central Mexico, and in between. He is one of the founders of the Narciso Martinez Cultural Arts Center Writers Forum in San Benito. He sometimes participates with the informal Resaca Writers Group in Brownsville. He prefers, however, to read to two or three attentive listeners – when asked!