The U.S. Border Patrol purchased body cameras and will begin testing them this year at its training academy, as new leadership moves to blunt criticism about agents’ use of force.
The federal government wasted millions of dollars in building a housing project for Border Patrol agents in Arizona near the Mexican border, spending nearly $700,000 per house in a small town where the average home costs less than $90,000, a watchdog report found.
A Border Patrol official who was removed from his position in June is accusing the agency of covering up “highly suspect” deaths in clashes along the southern border.
A Border Patrol agent claims that the federal government is allowing murderers from Central America to be released into the U.S.
States with established Central American immigrant communities have received the most children released to sponsors this year after being arrested unaccompanied at the U.S.-Mexico border, according to federal data released Thursday.
Two Texas lawmakers are teaming up on a bill to speed removals of the unaccompanied Central American kids who’ve been arriving by the tens of thousands at the U.S.-Mexico border.
FEMA Administrator: ‘We Have Not Been What I Would Say Successful Yet’ In Processing Immigrant Children
Top Obama administration officials told senators Wednesday they’re struggling to keep up with the surge of immigrants at the Southern border, acknowledging they’ve been overwhelmed as children show up by the tens of thousands from violence-torn Central America.
Sen. John McCain ridiculed the top U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officials at a hearing Wednesday, with McCain blasting rules preventing lawmakers from taking pictures or talking to staff and detainees at border facilities.
The Associated Press has learned that President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $3.7 billion to confront the influx of minors from Central America.
President Barack Obama will seek more than $2 billion to respond to the flood of immigrants illegally entering the U.S. through the Rio Grande Valley area of Texas and ask for new powers to deal with returning immigrant children apprehended while traveling without their parents, a White House official said Saturday.