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Texas communities and border agents scramble to shelter migrants amid COVID-19 concerns
Communities along the U.S.-Mexico border are scrambling to house a growing number of migrants seeking legal asylum.
Supreme Court Rules Border Patrol Agents Who Shoot into Mexico Can’t Be Sued
The Supreme Court ruled in a sharply divided 5-4 decision Tuesday that the family of a 15-year-old Mexican teen killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent a decade ago cannot sue the officer in federal court without the approval of the U.S. Congress. In 2010, the teenager, Sergio Adrián Hernández Güereca, was shot across the El Paso-Juárez border by U.S. Border Patrol agent Jesus Mesa Jr. It’s the latest example of impunity for U.S. Border Patrol officers who commit homicide across the Mexican…
Report: Border Agents Will Soon Have Authority To Decide Asylum Claims On The Spot
Donald Trump is preparing to give immigration enforcement officials the authority to conduct interviews with asylum seekers arriving on the U.S.-Mexico border.
New AI Border Agents Will Ask Travelers Questions & Will ‘Know’ If You’re Lying
We’ve all seen the new technological developments being implemented at airports, including facial recognition programs that can detect when someone is trying to falsify their identity. Now, a ...
How Face ID could be a game-changer for aggressive US border agents
Ars tested: A quick glance at an iPhone from 3-4 feet away will indeed unlock it.
Border agents hunt 'scouts' who pave way for drug, human smuggling
During the Bush years, the border patrol added 300 miles of pedestrian fence, 350 miles of vehicle barrier, mobile cameras and fixed video towers that can see 6 to 9 miles into Mexico. Those assets pushed smugglers out of the cities and into tougher, less hospitable areas where scouts monitor every move the Border Patrol makes, either holding up or sending through narcotics or immigrant groups depending on their position.
Border agents can search phones without a warrant, court rules
This contradicts a previous ruling, and is a privacy nightmare.
My Detainment Story or: How I Learned to Stop Feeling Safe in My Own Country and Hate Border Agents*
In 2013, OTM producer Sarah Abdurrahman and her family (all US Citizens) were detained for hours, without explanation, on their way home from Canada. We're revisiting her story today.
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: 200 migrants caught before dawn; South Texas border agents say ‘they’re everywhere’
Sitting huddled together in a grassy field outside a community park, a group of about 50 mostly migrant women with small babies in their arms, tried to protect each other from the stiff Gulf Coast …
From Fox News:Border agents in Texas discovered 74 illegal immigrants being smuggled into the U.S. inside travel trailers on Monday, sharing...
Judge rules border agents can't use COVID-19 order to expel migrant children
The Trump administration has expelled more than 9,000 unaccompanied migrant children from the southern border, citing a pandemic-era public health order.
A Video Game About Border Agents Helped Me Understand Our Immigration System’s Cruelty
Papers, Please is supposed to be an “empathy game.” YouTubers are reveling in its brutality.
Border agents find 20 immigrants hiding under the boards of a trailer
Texas border agents discovered 20 undocumented immigrants, including two children, attempting to enter the US while hiding under the boards of a trailer on Monday.
Border agents, Mexican police discover smuggling tunnel in Nogales
Border Patrol agents and Mexican Federal Police discovered an incomplete smuggling tunnel under the streets of Nogales on Wednesday.
Border agents discover 2 migrants in large suitcases at checkpoint near Laredo
SAN ANTONIO -U. S. Border Patrol agents stopped a human smuggling attempt after a canine unit discovered two people inside large suitcases. The incident happened Wednesday at theInterstate 35 Border Patrol checkpoint north of Laredo. Border agents said that when they were inspecting a pickup truck, a canine agent discoveredtwo individuals hidden inside large suitcases in the back of the cab. The individuals and the driver, a U. S.
Border agents rescue migrant from top of train in New Mexico
U.S. Border Patrol agents say they rescued an immigrant who was stuck on top of a moving train in southern New Mexico.Agency officials say agents on Thursday morning saw a man atop an oncoming train in Alamogordo making hand gestures indicating he was in d
The Latest: Border agents chased man before deadly gunbattle
SUNLAND PARK, New Mexico (AP) - The Latest on a fatal shooting by a U.S. Border Patrol agent (all times local) 5 p.m. New Mexico State Police say a man shot and killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent was stopped because he was believed to have crossed the border illegally. They say two Border Patrol agents approached a group of four people about a mile from the border and a chase began early Monday. Authorities say the suspect fired at the agents,…
Board finds border agents broke rules in shooting at cars
WASHINGTON (AP) — Four Border Patrol agents didn’t follow department rules when they opened fire in two separate incidents along the U.S.-Mexico Border, both involving agents shooting at driv…
Border Patrol Agents Arrest 10 Sex Offenders
DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to Del Rio Sector arrested 10 convicted sexual offenders May 17 to May 24, shortly after they crossed into the United States illegally.“The
Border Patrol agents discover abandoned bundles of marijuana
Border Patrol agents assigned to the Zapata Station discovered several abandoned bundles in a vehicle near Chihuahua, Texas The incident occurred at approximately 10:30 p.m. on May 31 when agents responded to a report of a suspicious boat making landfall on the U.S. riverbanks. Agents responded to the area to investigate and came upon an abandoned vehicle loaded with 49 bundles The bundles tested positive for…