In Texas Borderland, Security Is No Simple Goal

In Texas Borderland, Security Is No Simple Goal

Listen to the story By John Burnett Calls for security at the border have intensified as an unprecedented number of migrant children have started crossing into the U.S. Texas Gov. Rick Perry is sending 1,000 National Guard troops to the area, but border security is more complex than it appears. Copyright © 2014 NPR. For […]

Woman detained on immigration charges after DPS traffic stop, family says

Woman detained on immigration charges after DPS traffic stop, family says

JACOB FISCHLER McALLEN — Immigrant advocates and the family of a Mexican woman who’d been living illegally in La Joya for 17 years gathered across the road from the McAllen Border Patrol station to protest the woman’s detainment on immigration charges after what they said was a simple traffic stop by Texas Department of Public […]

Ex-Internal Affairs Chief: Border Patrol Routinely Tries to Cover Up Deadly Shootings

Ex-Internal Affairs Chief: Border Patrol Routinely Tries to Cover Up Deadly Shootings

By R. Stickney In an interview with the Center for Investigative Reporting, James Tomsheck said that in the post 9/11 expansion, the agency hired people not fit to wear a badge The former internal affairs chief at Customs and Border Protection claims the agency has routinely tried to cover up deadly shootings. In an interview […]