Tag: Border-patrol

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Government Establishes New ‘Protected Areas’ Where Illegal Immigrants Should No Longer Fear Being Arrested

Immigrants in the United States without proper documentation will no longer have to fear getting arrested at schools, churches, hospitals and a number of newly “protected” areas. The Associated Press has reported that the Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. immigration authorities issued new guidelines on Wednesday, Oct. 27,…

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Greyhound Agrees to $2.2-Million Settlement for Allowing Customs Officials To Perform Illegal Immigration Sweeps on Its Buses

In Washington state, at least, border patrol agents will no longer be able to illegally sweep Greyhound bus lines looking for illegal immigrants. Nicholas K. Geranios of the Associated Press reported that “Greyhound Lines Inc. will pay $2.2 million to settle a lawsuit over the bus line’s practice of allowing…

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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…

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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…