Residents of far northern Franklin County want the federal government to
change its mind about shuttering a tiny border crossing with Canada because they say it could strain economic and cultural
John Pfeifer is Deputy Chief of the Swanton Sector of the U.S. Border Patrol. He spoke with VPR's Jane Lindholm about tightened security along the border with Canada and and what people say is a heavy handed approach to enforcement being taken there.
Many residents in the Canadian border town of Derby Line are rallying behind a village trustee wrangling with the US Border patrol. Roland "Buzzy" Roy has become a symbol of what some say is an increasingly heavy-handed approach to border protection.