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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

Border Patrol Agent Killed Along Southern Arizona Border

Border Patrol Agent Killed Along Southern Arizona Border

by Julianne Hing on December 15 2010, 5:30PM

And of course, Gov. Jan Brewer’s calling for stronger enforcement.

Topics: Immigration

In France and America, Bigotry Knows No Borders

In France and America, Bigotry Knows No Borders

by Michelle Chen on September 15 2010, 10:00AM

The French may not think much of Americans, but both countries’ governments share a singular antipathy for “outsiders.”

Topics: Global Affairs

High-tech Border Fence Boondoggle Doesn't Pay

High-tech Border Fence Boondoggle Doesn’t Pay

by Michelle Chen on June 21 2010, 10:35AM

Remember that superduper high-tech border fence that lawmakers were gunning for a few years ago, the one that was going to turn the U.S.-Mexico boundary into a wonderland of militaristic gadgetry? A government audit unearthed the long-dormant multibillion-dollar project to…

Topics: Immigration

FBI Opens Civil Rights Probe on Border Patrol Shooting

FBI Opens Civil Rights Probe on Border Patrol Shooting

by Julianne Hing on June 14 2010, 11:42AM

Scene where Sergio Adrian Hernandez Huereca was shot dead underneath the border crossing in El Paso June 7, 2010. On Friday, the FBI added a civil rights investigation to its ongoing probe into last week’s Border Patrol shooting of 15-year-old…

Topics: Immigration

Border Patrol Agent Who Killed Teen Pulled Gun First [Video]

by Julianne Hing on June 10 2010, 1:25PM

Univision obtained a cell phone video showing that the Border Patrol agent who killed 14-year-old Sergio Adrian Hernandez Huereca pulled his gun long before rocks were thrown. The video shows the agent riding on his bike when he stops…

Topics: Immigration

Conflicting Reports Of Border Patrol Shooting

by Julianne Hing on June 9 2010, 6:27PM

FBI officials and eyewitnesses agree that rocks were thrown Monday evening right before a Border Patrol agent shot and killed a 15-year-old boy who was on the Mexican side of the El Paso-Juarez border. They also agree that the slain…

Topics: Immigration

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