Robert Maupin
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<b>Photos:</b> Border rancher

Robert Maupin
Accompanied by his dogs and carrying a rifle and a pistol, Robert Maupin, 70, patrols his ranch daily. It sits on the California-Mexico border and once was on the path of illegal immigrants. Today, he says, “there’s nobody walking on my place except me and the cows.”
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Border Patrol
Rancher Robert Maupin watches a U.S. Border Patrol Jeep drive along the space between a fortified fence he built on his property line and the steel barrier that marks the U.S.-Mexico border.
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Robert Maupin and Border Patrol agent
Robert Maupin, right, talks with a visiting Border Patrol agent on his ranch. “Every time I see [Border Patrol agents], I congratulate them on the good job they’re doing.”
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On patrol
A U.S. Border Patrol Jeep moves slowly along a dirt road between the steel U.S.-Mexico border fence and rancher Robert Maupin’s chain-link and razor wire barrier.
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Lookout
Robet Maupin pauses on his daily foot patrol around his 250-acre ranch, gazing over the fortified fence he built along the California-Mexico border.
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