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Top U.S. Border Patrol Articles

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  • Hispanics accuse border patrol agents of profiling in Ohio

    U.S. Border Patrol agents who watch over northern Ohio not far from the Canadian border routinely engaged in racial profiling to roundup Hispanics and often used racially offensive terms to describe them, an attorney told a federal judge Tuesday. Two...
  • Border Patrol absolves itself in dozens of cases of lethal force

    Border Patrol absolves itself in dozens of cases of lethal force
    A U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed an unarmed 15-year-old Mexican boy by shooting him in the face after a rock-throwing incident on a border bridge to El Paso in 2010 was recently cleared of wrongdoing by the agency's internal affairs office. So...
  • Some migrants who came ashore still at large

    Six people from a group of 20 migrants who were smuggled to Fort Lauderdale's shore over the weekend remain at large, a federal official said Monday. A 27-foot Sea Ray boat that is registered in Florida carried the group to land near the city's...
  • Border Patrol helicopter fired upon, forced to land

    A U.S. Border Patrol helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing in Texas after it was fired upon. The incident happened about 5 p.m. Friday while the aircraft was patrolling the Rio Grande near the far northwest corner of the border city of...
  • Authorities capture two men who jumped from boat at Port Everglades

    Two of five stowaways who jumped from a cargo ship pulling into Port Everglades were found late Wednesday, officials said. The men, both Dominicans, had previously been deported from the U.S. and one had a record for drug trafficking, U.S. Border Patrol...
  • West Palm man accused of migrant smuggling just weeks after being freed from prison

    Stephen McKenna hadn't yet been released from federal prison when he found out a guy in the Bahamas had "work" for him: smuggling people and drugs into the U.S. from the Bahamas. Three weeks after he got out on May 5, authorities say, he launched his...
  • Mascotte Police Chief Rolando Banasco joins Osceola sheriff's race

    Mascotte Police Chief Rolando Banasco wants to become Central Florida's first Hispanic sheriff by unseating Osceola County Sheriff Bob Hansell next year. Banasco spoke briefly about running for sheriff over the weekend to a homeowners' advocacy group...
  • Gunfire from U.S., a death in Mexico. Can grieving family sue in U.S.?

    The family of a Mexican boy shot to death by a U.S. Border Patrol agent tried an argument in federal court on Tuesday previously made by an Abu Ghraib detainee and the family of another Mexican teenager killed along the border: The U.S. Constitution...
  • Border Patrol supervisor pleads guilty to 'video voyeurism'

    Border Patrol supervisor pleads guilty to 'video voyeurism'
    A veteran of the U.S. Border Patrol on Thursday admitted to installing a hidden camera to secretly videotape seven female employees undressing and using the toilet. Armando Gonzalez, 46, a supervisor in the Chula Vista office, pleaded guilty in...
  • Family of boy killed by Border Patrol can't sue agent in U.S., court rules

    Family of boy killed by Border Patrol can't sue agent in U.S., court rules
    A U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed a Mexican teenager when he fired across the border from Texas into Mexico cannot be sued in U.S. courts by the boy’s family, a federal appeals court ruled.¬† The unanimous ruling was issued Friday by the full...
  • Rush of overseas travelers could hasten Orlando International Airport expansion

    Rush of overseas travelers could hasten Orlando International Airport expansion
    With more and more visitors coming to Central Florida, Orlando International Airport officials are taking another look at building a controversial second terminal costing at least $1 billion. A record number of international carriers are signing up at...