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U.S. Border Patrol

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  • Overcrowded, unsanitary conditions seen at immigrant detention centers

    Immigrant youths covered the dirty concrete floors of the Border Patrol holding cells here, sprawled shoulder to shoulder and draped in grubby Red Cross blankets, enveloped in a haze of sweat and body odor. Groups of girls and boys stared out the...
  • Obama administration acts to ease immigration legal crunch at border

    Obama administration acts to ease immigration legal crunch at border
    Facing pressure to address a widening crisis on the Southwest border, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to detain, process and ultimately deport the growing numbers of Central American children and families who already are...
  • A push to boost Hispanic representation in federal workforce

    A push to boost Hispanic representation in federal workforce
    Latinos have for years made up one of the largest and fastest-growing groups in the country. They have also long been one of the most underrepresented minority groups in the federal workplace. Now a new effort is underway — at the highest...
  • Child migrants overwhelm U.S immigration policy [Letter]

    Just when I thought there'd be a solution to illegal immigration, there's a horror story like the one about the U.S. holding thousands of children who crossed the border illegally for deportation ("Feds look to Baltimore to shelter immigrant children,"...
  • Enforcement alone can't stop surge in child migrants, congressman says

    Enforcement alone can't stop surge in child migrants, congressman says
    The surge in Central American children illegally entering the United States in recent weeks can’t be solved through enforcement alone, and it is striking pain in the hearts of Border Patrol agents, says a Democratic congressman. U.S. Rep. Henry...
  • Immigration enforcement gone rogue in 'Border Patrol Nation'

    In his scathing and deeply reported examination of the U.S. Border Patrol, Todd Miller argues that the agency has gone rogue since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, trampling on the dignity and rights of the undocumented with military-style tactics....
  • Related story: Border Patrol's use of deadly force criticized in report

    Related story: Border Patrol's use of deadly force criticized in report
    WASHINGTON — Border Patrol agents have deliberately stepped in the path of cars apparently to justify shooting at the drivers and have fired in frustration at people throwing rocks from the Mexican side of the border, according to an independent...
  • Ex-wife allegedly kidnapped, forced to undergo exorcism in Stockton

    Ex-wife allegedly kidnapped, forced to undergo exorcism in Stockton
    A man and his son have been arrested after allegedly kidnapping his ex-wife and forcing her to undergo an exorcism in Stockton. Jose Magana-Farias, 42 and his son, Victor Farias, 20, arranged to meet with his ex-wife and mother of the son at a Wal-...
  • Killing of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry detailed in court papers

    WASHINGTON — "I'm hit! I'm hit!" U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry cried into the southern Arizona darkness that night, Dec. 14, 2010. "I can't feel my legs!" The 40-year-old Border Patrol agent, who was less than four years on the job,...
  • Man sentenced to 27 years in prison for 2009 E. Baltimore robbery

    Man sentenced to 27 years in prison for 2009 E. Baltimore robbery
    A Baltimore man was sentenced to 27 years in prison for a 2009 armed robbery at a Baltimore business that resulted in the owner's death. Pedro Rodriguez Garcia, 35, formerly of Rosedale, robbed Constantine Frank at gunpoint, taking more than $11,000,...