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The same families have owned land in Granjeno, Texas for hundreds of years. Some joke the border moved over them when Texas ...
became a US state. This small border town is now dealing with a big problem, an immigration crisis. (July 12)
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DATE: JULY 11, 2014LOCATOR: GRANJENO, TEXAS SOURCE: AP 1. WS of Granjeno town hall 2. CS of sign 3. WS homes by town 4. Jet skier on Rio Grande 5. WS of Rio Grande, where smugglers bring in migrants 6.SOUNDBITE SUPER: NAPOLEON GARZA/ GRANJENO, TEXAS"we're on our private property and all of a sudden they come up lights blazing." 7. CS on Garza8. CS on Anzaldua 9. US Border Patrol escorting out TX Game Warden truck carrying migrants 10. SOUNDBITE SUPER: NAPOLEON GARZA/ GRANJENO, TEXAS"every time we go we get harassed by border patrol." 11. MS of migrants detained12. CS of children 13. CS of Child 14. MS of migrants 15.SOUNDBITE SUPER: LORENZO ANZALDUA/ PHARR, TEXAS "the adults stayed behind and sent the kids to approach me, when they saw I was no harm they waved the adults to come out. The cowards joined them "16. Granjeno city mgr walking into the building 17. WS of migrants being escorted to vehicle 18.SOUNDBITE SUPER: MARTIN VILLARREAL/ GRANJENO CITY MGR."for example, if there's border patrol and there's people who are here illegally, and they run into a house, border patrol won't go in there." 19. SOUNDBITE SUPER: NAPOLEON GARZA/ GRANJENO, TEXAS"it's like any other day, we'll see the migrants walking through the land and we point them in the direction of the border patrol." 20. MS tracking of boys being escorted to bus by US Customs Agent(VOICE OVER) (LOCATOR: GRANJENO, TEXAS) (NATS- CAR WHOOSH) GOING BY THE SIGN, GRANJENO, TEXAS PREDATES THE FOUNDING OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA… (NATS-(WHOOSH)A HAMLET NESTLED BY THE RIO GRANDE RIVER, A MERE BOAT RIDE TO MEXICO….FAMILY NAMES AND LANDOWNERS THAT GO BACK TO WHEN SPAIN RULED HERE….SOUNDBITE SUPER: NAPOLEON GARZA/ GRANJENO, TEXAS"we're on our private property and all of a sudden they come up lights blazing." (VOICE OVER) NAPOLEON GARZA AND HIS COUSIN LORENZO ANZALDUA JUNIOR SAY TIMES ARE MUCH DIFFERENT NOW THAT THE U-S BORDER PATROL , STATE and LOCAL AUTHORITIES HAVE descended here (?)_COMBING THE AREA FOR ANYONE WHO CROSSED THE BORDER ILLEGALLY.SOUNDBITE SUPER: NAPOLEON GARZA/ GRANJENO, TEXAS"every time we go we get harassed by border patrol." (VOICE OVER) That's because there's been A STEADY STREAM OF PEOPLE, SOAKED BY A VOYAGE ACROSS THE RIVER. MANY WITH YOUNG CHILDREN.. TMOST WANT TO BE FOUND, BECAUSE U-S LAW DOES NOT FORCE IMMEDIATE DEPORTATION FOR peopleFROM CENTRAL AMERICAN COUNTRIES. THEY HAVE SIMILAR STORIES-A RELATIVE FARTHER NORTH PAID THEIR WAY TO BE SMUGGLED AND NOW THEY WANT TO REUNITE IN THE US. SOUNDBITE SUPER: LORENZO ANZALDUA/ PHARR, TEXAS "the adults stayed behind and sent the kids to approach me, when they saw I was no harm they waved the adults to come out. The cowards joined them "(VOICE OVER) THE TINY TOWN HAS NO LAW ENFORCEMENT OF ITS OWN, SOMETHING ITS CITY MANAGER IS KEENLY AWARE OF NOW THAT THIS AREA HAS become A HOT ZONE.SOUNDBITE SUPER: MARTIN VILLARREAL/ GRANJENO CITY MGR."for example, if there's border patrol and there's people who are here illegally, and they run into a house, border patrol won't go in there." SOUNDBITE SUPER: NAPOLEON GARZA/ GRANJENO, TEXAS"it's like any other day, we'll see the migrants walking through the land and we point them in the direction of the border patrol." (VOICE OVER) AN HISTORIC, OLD HAMLET….NOW IN THE SPOTLIGHT OF THE COUNTRY'S IMMIGRATION PROBLEMS. JOHN MONE ASSOCIATED PRESS GRANJENO, TEXAS