Border Patrol

AP
July 15, 2019 - 1:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Monday that 62 current and eight former Border Patrol employees are under internal investigation following revelations of a secret Facebook group that mocked lawmakers and migrants. Most are under investigation for posts that...
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AP
July 01, 2019 - 3:54 pm
CLINT, Texas (AP) — Sexually explicit posts about U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and comments mocking migrant deaths in a secret Facebook group for agents and employees are "completely inappropriate," the head of the U.S. Border Patrol said Monday. The sexist posts published by ProPublica came...
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Associated Press
June 23, 2019 - 9:12 am
Vice President Mike Pence called the grim conditions in some detention centers for migrant children in U.S. custody "heartbreaking" and "unacceptable," but said there was little his administration could do to remedy them unless congressional Democrats agreed to sign off on more funding and expand...
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AP
May 29, 2019 - 12:31 pm
Jury selection has begun in a federal trial against a border activist charged with harboring migrants in a case that advocates say is a politically-motivated. Scott Daniel Warren was arrested in 2018 when Border Patrol agents found him at a property used to provide aid to immigrants in Ajo, Arizona...
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AP
May 20, 2019 - 1:36 pm
The U.S. government says a 16-year-old Guatemalan died Monday at a Border Patrol station in South Texas, the fifth death of a migrant child apprehended by border agents since December. U.S. Customs and Border Protection identified the teenager as Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez. CBP said the...
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AP
February 12, 2019 - 12:27 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday he's abandoning a plan to build a high-speed rail line between Los Angeles and San Francisco, a project with an estimated cost that has ballooned to $77 billion. "Let's be real," Newsom said in his first State of the State...
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AP
December 17, 2018 - 8:01 am
(AP) - Shortly before a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl died in U.S. custody, her father signed a form stating that his daughter was in good health. But it's unclear how much the man understood on the form, which was written in English and read to him in Spanish by Border Patrol agents. The death of...
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Getty
June 22, 2018 - 8:38 am
(CBS News) - The picture of a Honduran girl crying as she and her mother are detained in Texas has grabbed worldwide attention and come to symbolize the intense debate about separating children from their parents. Time magazine put the young girl on this week's cover, but the Border Patrol agent...
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