‘Major’ Criminals Trying to Enter U.S. Through Legal Entry Points Have 60-70 Percent Chance of Avoiding Arrest

April 7, 2011 | 8:02 AM EDT
Drug traffickers and other criminals seeking to enter the U.S. through a Customs and Border Protection-controlled port of entry (POE) to commit a “major violation” have approximately a 70 percent chance of not being apprehended, a U.S. House subcommittee hearing heard this week.