Detained for 19 Days: Immigration Checkpoint Refusal Gone Wrong


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Ah yes, business as usual here in the land of the leech and the home of the slave. — jtl, 419

You’ve probably seen them before: internal border checkpoint refusals, now a popular YouTube genre. Some are funny. Others are hostile. But for Greg Rosenberg, a naturalized U.S. citizen who speaks accented English, an encounter with South Texas border patrol resulted in weeks of jail time without a single charge being prosecuted.

Rosenberg immigrated to America 10 years ago from Armenia. Memories and family stories of Soviet rule in his country of origin infused him with strong political beliefs and a reverence for individual rights.

“Back then [in Soviet-controlled Armenia], if you complained about the government, they took you to Siberia,” says Rosenberg.

So perhaps it’s no surprise that Rosenberg is a checkpoint protester. As a long-haul trucker, he has to drive through these all the time. After…

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