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Experience with border was unpleasant
My wife recently went to Algodones for some dental work. She also picked up a small bottle of allergy medication at a pharmacy there. She stood in line over 1 1/2 hours to get to the Customs area and was not feeling real well from the local anesthetic from her dental visit. A female Customs agent pulled her into a side area as she said she looked “nervous.” She was searched, all her belongings gone through, then the agent opened the “sealed” allergy medication bottle and stuck her unprotected finger into the bottle and “stirred” the medications around. The agent kept pressing her on “Why she looked nervous?” Well, she was not used to being “grilled” and “interrogated” by law enforcement and was naturally nervous, even though she had done nothing wrong. The agent went through all her belongings and appeared upset that she couldn't find anything illegal. Meanwhile, my wife noticed other people being “waived” through the Customs line with huge bags full of medications without agents even looking in them.
My wife was shaken by the experience from the very rude female inspector. Seems her attitude and priorities are way out of line.