Border patrol drug interdiction activities on the Southwest border
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Published by Inspections Division, Office of the Inspector General, U.S. Dept. of Justice in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


  • United States. -- Immigration and Naturalization Service,
  • Drug control -- Mexican-American Border Region,
  • Border patrols -- Mexican-American Border Region,
  • Drug traffic -- Mexican-American Border Region

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesReport -- no. I-98-20, Report (United States. Dept. of Justice. Office of the Inspector General) -- no. I-98-20
The Physical Object
Pagination27, [16] p.
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14492217M

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