Take Two for February 25, 2013

US Border Patrol agents still use horses to help secure border

Horse Patrol

Erin Siegel/ KPCC

Horse Patrol

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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