January 27, 2012 8:10 AM Subscribe
Illegal immigrant filter: I'm researching another short story. Civilian militias patrol US borders looking for illegals in the Southwest, but I don't understand the legal underpinnings.
posted by Guy_Inamonkeysuit to Law & Government (11 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
Under what US law do these groups operate that allows them to detain people and turn them over to the Border Patrol? How does the process work?