US teacher detained by border officials in New Mexico

The footage has gone viral

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An argument between an American teacher and a border control agent at an immigration inspection stop makes waves on social media.

The footage shows the woman being 'detained' for an immigration inspection by border forces.

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The woman later states she is a US citizen travelling on a highway through New Mexico, USA.

She says: "You have already illegally searched my car, you have no grounds for searching my car."

The footage ends with the officials telling the woman she is not free to go and she is being detained.