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Old Jul 17, 12, 8:07 am   #1
 
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CBP officer yelling in MIA...

Yesterday afternoon arriving at MIA, there were looooong lines for passport control.
Suddently, one of the officers got out of his booth and went to his line ( visitors, not US citizens), and started to ask the people in line, to make a perfect straight line in a bad manner ( no please, if you dont mind, etc.). I would add that there were a lot of kids and small children with their parents, some who arrived after long flights from Europe.
And what irritated me most was that he yelled " ...and if you don't like it, leave! go to another country!..."
It looks to me that this officer doesn't care about the Obama administration policy about increasing the tourist flow to this country...
Welcome to the USA!
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Old Jul 17, 12, 8:13 am   #2
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Yesterday afternoon arriving at MIA, there were looooong lines for passport control.
Suddently, one of the officers got out of his booth and went to his line ( visitors, not US citizens), and started to ask the people in line, to make a perfect straight line in a bad manner ( no please, if you dont mind, etc.). I would add that there were a lot of kids and small children with their parents, some who arrived after long flights from Europe.
And what irritated me most was that he yelled " ...and if you don't like it, leave! go to another country!..."
It looks to me that this officer doesn't care about the Obama administration policy about increasing the tourist flow to this country...
Welcome to the USA!
That kind of CBP nonsense -- general yelling at passengers -- is rather frequent at MIA relative to most other US ports of entry.
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Ha! That reads like every visit I've had at O'Hare!

What a fine welcome to America that is.
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What a fine welcome to America that is.
While CBP are LEOs first and foremost they also serve as many visitors' first contact with American and, as such, ambassadors to the country.

What a great was for a Federal LEO to act, eh?

"Welcome to America, now GO HOME!"

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