A car filled with bales of marijuana is seen at a police station in La Grulla, Texas, in 2013. A lot of drugs pass through the Border Patrol inspection station in Brooks County, where La Grulla is located; it, too, is refusing to take checkpoint cases. Eric Thayer/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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At 'Checkpoint Of The Stars,' Texas Sheriff Takes A Pass On Pot Cases

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U.S. agents compare notes as they patrol along the Mexico border near McAllen, Texas. A draft report by outside experts calls for steps to confront any claims of corruption in the Border Patrol. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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A man looks out towards the US from the Mexican side of the border fence that divides the two countries in San Diego. The U.S. Border Patrol says it has seen about a 60 percent drop in the number of Central Americans apprehended at the border. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Border Patrol Apprehending Fewer Central Americans

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A young immigrant caught crossing the border illegally is housed inside the McAllen Border Patrol Station in McAllen, Texas, last month. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Trauma Plagues Many Immigrant Kids In U.S. Illegally

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Thousands of young immigrants, many of them from Central America, have crossed illegally into the United States this year, causing an unprecedented humanitarian crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Amid Wave Of Child Immigrants, Reports Of Abuse By Border Patrol

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Miguel Hernandez (right), an immigrant rights activist, stands among anti-immigration activists outside of the U.S. Border Patrol's Murrieta station on Monday. The federal agency says it will not fly more detained migrants to be processed at the facility. Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images hide caption

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Border Patrol Ceases Flying Migrants To San Diego

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Demonstrators from opposing sides confront each other while being separated by police officers on July 4, outside a U.S. Border Patrol station in Murrieta, Calif. Mark J. Terrill/AP hide caption

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Young migrants seen apprehended by the Border Patrol near the Rio Grande in Hidalgo, TX, earlier this year. The next stop for many is either a detention center or deportation. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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A new report lists more than 800 complaints made against U.S. Border Patrol agents; most include physical abuse. Here, an agent patrols the U.S.-Mexico border fence at in San Diego, Calif., last year. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Seven pounds of methamphetamine hidden into nacho cheese and jalapeno containers were seized by customs officials at the border crossing in San Ysidro, Calif. this week. Courtesy of U.S. Customs and Border Protection hide caption

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