PBS’s “Crossing the Line, Part 2″ Explores More Alleged Abuses by US Border Patrol Agents

This past April, PBS premiered "Crossing the Line," which showed some of the more tragic consequences of the so-called "border war" over immigration. In that segment, viewers learned more about the death of Anastasio Rojas at the hands of US Border Patrol agents.

This Friday July 20, PBS will broadcast "Crossing the Line, Part 2." Here is a description of the episode from the NTK site:

On Friday, July 20, Need to Know will air our second investigation into alleged abuses by US Border Patrol agents. Correspondent John Larson investigates stories of physical abuse, sexual assault and even torture.

Check your local listings for broadcast times. Here is the teaser.

“Crossing the Line” PBS Segment Raises Troubling Questions About US Border Security

We are wondering what the nativists who have dehumanized those "goddamn illegals" will say about the following video at the end of this post.

From the PBS Need to Know YouTube channel:

In partnership with the Investigative Fund of the Nation Institute, Need to Know investigates whether U.S. border agents have been using excessive force in an effort to curb illegal immigration. Watch a preview. The full segment will air on Friday, April 20, 2012 | CHECK LOCAL LISTINGS FOR TIMES AND CHANNELS

You can also find out more by clicking here. Here is the trailer of the segment's preview. Yes, all you patriotic Americans, real lives are at stake here.

In the meantime, a Presente.org petition addressed to Attorney General Eric Holder has already generated more than 10,000 signatures.