Tuesday, July 20, 2010
A Rancher's Personal Border Battle
This Arizona rancher is on the front lines of the border battle, living not far from a nearly non-existant border fence east of Douglas in the southeastern part of the state.
It's where cowboys and their families deal with illegal aliens, drug runners, and thieves -- something they never expected to live with, but now have to fight.
When Ed Ashurst hears the statistics that border crime is going down, he says, the crime in his neighborhood is tenfold what it was five years ago.
FOX 10's John Hook reports.
Here is the video report. If you want to see what it's like to ranch or live on the border surrounded by federal land, then watch this tv news report