Tag: Border-patrol

Border Patrol

Arizona Border Patrol Agent Hits Guatemalan Man with Work Truck, Calls Migrants ‘Subhuman’: Prosecutors

Federal prosecutors say that Nogales, Ariz., Border Patrol Agent Matthew Bowen not only used his government vehicle as a weapon against a migrant but he also repeatedly degraded migrants in text messages to colleagues calling them “subhuman” and talking of “frying” Guatemalans with his Taser. Documents, filed in US District…

tent camps

Trump Administration Wants to Open More Migrant Tent Camps

President Donald Trump’s administration is considering opening two new tent cities to detain roughly 1,000 parents and children near the southern border.  U.S. Customs and Border Protection has already contacted potential contractors about housing 500 people in each camp in two Texas cities that already have tent cities: El Paso…

Sen. Kamala Harris Questions Acting Head of ICE Who Called Democrats 'NeoKlanist' Party

Ronald Vitiello, President Trump’s nominee to run Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), described the Democratic Party as “NeoKlanist,” and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) confronted him about his statement. At Vitiello’s confirmation hearing with the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Thursday, Harris questioned him on why he sent…