Border Patrol Agent’s Death in Arizona Rekindles Immigration Issue

BY HARI SREENIVASAN  December 16, 2010 at 7:31 PM EST

With the midterm campaign season in the rear-view mirror and issue ads fading from memory, the death of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry in Southern Arizona this week shone a new light on the illegal immigrant traffic across the U.S.-Mexico border. He was killed in a gunfight with border bandits on Tuesday night.

For more on the story, we talked to two public media reporters; Michel Marizco of the Fronteras/ Changing America Desk as well as Christopher Conover of Arizona Public Media.

Follow @Hari, @AZPMNews, @borderreporter for more on this story.

Video editing by Lauren Knapp.