Today's Takeaway: Abuse and Self-Deportation at the Arizona Border

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Eyewitness videos of U.S. border patrol agents beating, tasering, and stripping an undocumented immigrant have raised questions about border abuses — and deaths — in recent years. Each year, more than 25,000 undocumented immigrants are apprehended as they attempt to cross the border from Mexico to the United States. In most cases, we hear very few details about these apprehensions. But in one case, the details — which are especially gruesome — have become widely circulated.