May 19, 2013
Linda Vickers says she knew the problem was getting worse the day 10 immigrants walked within 30 feet of her young daughters who were picking flowers on their ranch south of Falfurrias.
Now there are other men and women walking and driving around on her ranch and 50,000 other area ranches.
The Texas Border Volunteers was born out of the Minuteman Project seven years ago. Vickers and her husband, Dr. Mike Vickers, formed the group as a way to help Border Patrol catch those sneaking around the border checkpoint — just a couple of miles from their home.