Violent Crime on the US-Mexican Border

I am always perplexed at all the hype in the news about how dangerous the US-Mexican border is. I have visited US border cities several times in the last 7 years and while there are definitely things about visiting border cities that are eventful, crime and violence are definitely are not normal parts of the experience. The notion that the border is dangerous seems more like the creation of the media and ambitious politicians rather than based on real world observations. This is exactly what two newly released studies suggest. The Associated Press recently received access to a recent Customs Continue reading Violent Crime on the US-Mexican Border