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What Obama's Immigration Action Means for the Rio Grande Valley

What Obama’s Immigration Action Means for the Rio Grande Valley

by Aura Bogado on December 10 2014, 12:00PM

Activists say increased security on and near the border results in humiliation, wage theft and even death.

Topics: Obama Immigration Order

Border Patrol to Police Its Own Deadly Shootings

Border Patrol to Police Its Own Deadly Shootings

by Julianne Hing on September 19 2014, 12:35PM

The Border Patrol has not disciplined a single officer in its deadly force investigations in a decade.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Ousted High-Ranking Official: Border Patrol has Become a 'Paramilitary Force'

Ousted High-Ranking Official: Border Patrol has Become a ‘Paramilitary Force’

by Aura Bogado on August 28 2014, 2:40PM

Twenty eighy unarmed migrants have died at the hands of U.S. Customs and Border Protection since 2010—and not one agent has faced criminal charges in the killings. Two months ago, the Border Patrol’s head of internal affairs, James F. Tomsheck,…

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Mother Sues U.S. Border Patrol in Slain Son's Death

Mother Sues U.S. Border Patrol in Slain Son’s Death

by Julianne Hing on July 29 2014, 4:55PM

Border Patrol officers killed 15 people between 2011 and 2012 alone.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Immigration, /NOW

Obama to Use Executive Action to Increase Border Enforcement

Obama to Use Executive Action to Increase Border Enforcement

by Aura Bogado on June 30 2014, 3:45PM

The president once again blamed Republicans for not passing comprehensive immigration reform.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Thinking of Formally Complaining to U.S. Border Patrol?

Thinking of Formally Complaining to U.S. Border Patrol?

by Carla Murphy on May 8 2014, 3:00PM

New report says nothing happens when you do

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Border Patrol Use of Force Rules: Shooting at Rock-Throwers Still OK

Border Patrol Use of Force Rules: Shooting at Rock-Throwers Still OK

by Julianne Hing on March 10 2014, 2:31PM

The guidelines come after years of criticism of Border Patrol officers’ deadly shootings along the border.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Immigration, /NOW

Border Patrol Announces It Will Continue Using Deadly Force Against Rock-Throwers

Border Patrol Announces It Will Continue Using Deadly Force Against Rock-Throwers

by Von Diaz on November 6 2013, 2:21PM

Eight people have been killed by border agents in rock-throwing incidents since 2010.

Topics: /NOW

ACLU Calls for Investigation of 'Roving' Border Patrols

ACLU Calls for Investigation of ‘Roving’ Border Patrols

by Von Diaz on October 10 2013, 4:32PM

Following a settlement over ‘roving’ border patrols in Washington state, the ACLU is turning its attention to similar circumstances in Arizona.

Topics: /NOW

Confrontation With Arizona Border Patrol Turns Violent

Confrontation With Arizona Border Patrol Turns Violent

by Von Diaz on October 9 2013, 5:06PM

Arizona police used pepper spray and rubber bullets against demonstrators who attempted to stop Border Patrol from taking two immigrants into custody.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

NY Border Patrol Agents Got Home Depot Gift Cards As Bonus For More Arrests

NY Border Patrol Agents Got Home Depot Gift Cards As Bonus For More Arrests

by Jorge Rivas on January 31 2013, 12:23PM

Report also reveals almost $1 million in cash and other incentives.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Border Patrol Detains 96-Year-Old Former Arizona Gov. in 100-degree Heat

Border Patrol Detains 96-Year-Old Former Arizona Gov. in 100-degree Heat

by Jorge Rivas on July 5 2012, 4:16PM

Former Arizona Gov. Raul Castro was traveling from his home in Nogales, Ariz., to celebrate his 96th birthday in Tucson when his vehicle triggered a radiation sensor at a Border Patrol checkpoint just north of Tubac.

Topics: /NOW

No Charges for Border Patrol Officer Who Killed Mexican Teen

No Charges for Border Patrol Officer Who Killed Mexican Teen

by Julianne Hing on April 30 2012, 2:35PM

Sergio Adrian Hernandez Huereca was shot and killed in 2010 by a Border Patrol officer for reportedly throwing rocks.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Shocking Video Shows Border Agents Brutally Beating Immigrant Man

Shocking Video Shows Border Agents Brutally Beating Immigrant Man

by Jamilah King on April 20 2012, 9:27AM

Tonight, PBS will air horrifying video of Anastasio Hernandez-Rojas’s deadly 2010 encounter with U.S. border agents. Rojas’s family wants a Justice Department investigation.

Topics: /NOW

Gunmen Ambush and Kill Two Immigrants in Arizona

by Jorge Rivas on April 12 2012, 3:07PM

Two people were killed on Sunday night by “an unknown number of subjects in camouflage clothing armed with rifles” that ambushed a truck carrying undocumented immigrants near the U.S.- Mexico border.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Mexican Migration to the United States Has Hit a Net Zero

by Jorge Rivas on January 11 2012, 4:50PM

Mexican migrant apprehensions at the border hit their lowest levels in seventeen years.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

ICE Slows Routine Searches of Buses, Trains, Airports Along Northern Border

ICE Slows Routine Searches of Buses, Trains, Airports Along Northern Border

by Jorge Rivas on November 1 2011, 1:16PM

Advocates hope the change will lead to less racial profiling along the border.

Topics: Immigration

Report: Widespread Border Patrol Abuse Goes Unchecked

Report: Widespread Border Patrol Abuse Goes Unchecked

by Julianne Hing on September 26 2011, 9:10AM

Humanitarian aid organization No More Deaths issued a new report that details a startling level of abuse toward migrants.

Topics: Immigration

Rick Perry Trumpets Border Violence Lie While Agents Admit They're Bored

Rick Perry Trumpets Border Violence Lie While Agents Admit They’re Bored

by Jorge Rivas on September 8 2011, 11:15AM

“The taxpayers are paying us all this extra money to do nothing,” said one agent.

Topics: Politics

Parents of Slain Mexican Boy Sue Border Patrol

Parents of Slain Mexican Boy Sue Border Patrol

by Julianne Hing on January 18 2011, 4:39PM

Sergio Adrian Hernandez Huereca’s parents accuse officers of brutality.

Topics: Immigration

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