When a Border Crossing Goes Bad, Agents Act

BORSTAR agent Paul McKenna leads an illegal immigrant out of the southern Arizona Desert.

BORSTAR agent Paul McKenna leads an illegal immigrant out of the southern Arizona Desert. Ted Robbins, NPR hide caption

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The Border Patrol's Search and Rescue agents go to the aid of illegal immigrants in distress. Many of those aliens cross into the United States through the Arizona desert where summer temperatures can surge into the triple digits.

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