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Former GOP Rep to Brother of Slain Border Patrol Agent: ‘I Met With AG Sessions to Get Fast & Furious Documents and He Said NO’

On Saturday, former Utah GOP Rep. Jason Chaffetz told Kent Terry, the brother of slain border patrol agent Brian Terry he asked AG Sessions for the Fast & Furious documents and the Attorney General said NO. Brian Terry was a border patrol...Show More Summary

The Line Becomes a River by Francisco Cantú review – life as a US border patrol agent

A lyrical and moving account from a third-generation Mexican-American who spends four years seeing for himself the horrors endured by ‘crossers’ In January an Arizona humanitarian organisation issued a report citing numerous instances of border patrol agents slashing water containers left for undocumented migrants crossing the desert on foot. Show More Summary

Nonfiction: A Different Perspective on the Border

In his memoir, “The Line Becomes a River,” Francisco Cantú argues that understanding immigration required him to be a Border Patrol agent.

Trump’s Anti-Immigration Machine Chips Away At The Fourth Amendment

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

The administration has allowed Border Patrol agents to operate on private property and detain U.S. citizens.

Oakland Mayor Tips Off Illegal Immigrants: ICE Raid Within Next 24 Hours

Last week, President Trump suggested the idea of pulling federal immigration officers and Border Patrol agents out of California over the states “lousy management” in providing adequate support to federal agents in enforcing immigration...Show More Summary

Factbox: Trump on Twitter (Feb 23) - Mexico wall, DACA, Billy Graham

3 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump and @POTUS. @realDonaldTrump : - MS-13 gang members are being removed by our Great ICE and Border Patrol Agents by the thousands, but these killers come back in from El Salvador, and through Mexico, like water. Show More Summary

Diego Ferreira perfected his trapped-arm sub with border patrol agents, naturally

Diego Ferreira had a good idea his unique submission hold would work at UFC Fight Night 126. It got the seal of approval from border agents.

Your Rights in the Border Zone

As Customs and Border Protection becomes increasingly aggressive, knowing your rights is crucial. On Jan. 19, two Border Patrol agents boarded a Greyhound bus at a Fort Lauderdale station and proceeded to question passengers row by row. Show More Summary

Trump’s Border Agents Look to Team Up With U.S. Spies

last monthNews : The Daily Beast

Lucy Nicholson/Reuters The Border Patrol is one of the country’s most powerful law enforcement agencies; it can stop travelers within 100 miles of the border without probable cause. It’s also one of President Donald Trump’s favorites. Show More Summary

When Trump's anti-immigrant fear-mongering crosses a line

Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez died in November in what appeared to be an accident. Donald Trump, however, saw an anti-immigrant opportunity.

US border patrol agent may have died from fall, not attack: memo

last monthNews : The Raw Story

A federal investigation into the death of a U.S. Border Patrol agent in Texas has found no evidence he was attacked, as President Donald Trump suggested at the time, but may have died from a fall, an internal federal agency memo shows. The message from Kevin McAleenan, acting head of U.S. Customs...

Trump Concocted Story About Border Agent's Death

On the night of Nov.?18, Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez was found dying on the side of an interstate in West Texas. There were immediate signs it had been an accident. Martinez's partner, Stephen Garland (who suffered a head injury and doesn't recall the incident), had radioed for help, saying he thought he ran into a culvert. Show More Summary

Falsehoods fly freely in Trump’s America

WASHINGTON — This is the autopsy of a lie. On the night of Nov. 18, Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez was found dying on the side of an interstate in West Texas. There were immediate signs it had been an accident. Martinez’s partner, Stephen Garland (who suffered a head injury and doesn’t recall the incident), [...]Show More Summary

Fiancee wants to solve mystery of Border Patrol agent's death

When Angela Ochoa arrived at her fiance’s hospital bed, he was unconscious. “He had cuts to his hands, swelling to his face, to his abdomen. He obviously had to have put up a fight,” Ochoa said. But no one could tell her what had happened. Later that day, Nov. 19, Border Patrol Agent Rogelio “Roger”...

Border Patrol agent whose 'murder' Trump used to justify border wall 'was not killed in attack', says FBI

A border patrol agent whose death Donald Trump has invoked to build support for a border wall was likely not killed in an attack, the FBI said. Last November two injured border patrol agents were found with traumatic head injuries in a culvert in Texas, the FBI said. One of them, Rogelio Martinez, died of his wounds.

The Political Exploitation of Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez

Last November, Border Patrol agent Rogelio Martinez died in the line of duty.  At the time, it was unclear how Agent Martinez perished and many jumped to the conclusion that he was murdered.  Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R-TX) said Martinez...Show More Summary

No Evidence Border Patrol Agent’s Death Was From An Attack, FBI Says

last monthNews : Huffington Post

President Donald Trump was among those who said the agent was attacked and his partner “brutally beaten.”

FBI: No evidence of attack in Border Patrol agent's death

DALLAS (AP) — FBI officials said Wednesday that the investigation into the November death of a U.S. Border Patrol agent has yielded no evidence that there was a "scuffle, altercation or attack" more than two months after President Donald Trump and others used the suggestion of an attack to promote the building of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

The Obscure Law That Lets the Feds Ask for Your Papers Inside the United States

  Donald Trump’s immigration crackdown recently has been playing out in an unlikely location: Greyhound buses. Over the past month, Border Patrol agents have been spotted boarding buses and questioning passengers about their immigration status—and, in some cases, even detaining them. Show More Summary

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