When Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy of family separation in April, he declared that “a crisis has erupted at our Southwest border.”
In the decades since a bunch of xenophobic guys on horses institutionalized their mounted patrols with a federal budget and a badge, the Border Patrol has spent a lot of time and money convincing prospective agents that prowling the border and punching children is a cool job only fit for cowboys and/or the baddest of…
A Customs and Border Protection agent questioned two women in Montana this week after hearing them speak Spanish while in line at a convenience store.
With illegal border crossings currently at their lowest level in decades, Border Patrol agents have been setting up random immigration checkpoints up to 100 miles away from the actual border—and it’s raising significant legal red flags.
United States Customs and Border Patrol officers arrested an immigration activist just hours after his group presented evidence that CBP agents were destroying humanitarian aid left for undocumented immigrants in the Arizona desert.
The Department of Homeland Security released its year-end “immigration enforcement” report on Tuesday, detailing the number of undocumented immigrants it’s arrested, detained, and deported throughout 2017.
When Texas Border Patrol agent Rogelio Martinez was found dying along the U.S.-Mexico border in mid-November, Republicans were quick to assert that he’d been killed in some sort of violent attack—presumably, they insinuated, by an undocumented immigrant.