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US Border Patrol agents still use horses to help secure border

by Erin Siegal, The Fronteras Desk | Take Two

Erin Siegel/ KPCC

Many advocates of immigration reform believe border security must be tightened, and they are calling for high tech options like unmanned drones and sophisticated surveillance equipment. But for decades, the Border Patrol has relied on an old-fashioned, low-tech solution: Horses.

Fronteras Desk reporter Erin Siegal has the story. 

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