New insight into investigation of Border Patrol shooting of suspected drug smuggler

New insight into investigation of Border Patrol shooting of suspected drug smuggler

By Craig Reck Watch the video here: Tucson News Now TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) – New documents released by the Pima County Sheriff’s Department show that Border Patrol agents questioned what detectives were doing as they handled the evidence from an agent-involved shooting that left a suspected drug smuggler dead in Green Valley. The department […]

NPR: Border Agency Chief Opens Up About Deadly Force Cases

NPR: Border Agency Chief Opens Up About Deadly Force Cases

By Steve Inskeep The new commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection says he is reviewing scores of incidents in which agents have used deadly force. R. Gil Kerlikowske made that statement during an exclusive interview with NPR’s Morning Edition. It was his first extended conversation about controversial incidents in which the Border Patrol has […]

U.S. Turns Back on Child Migrants After Its Policies in Guatemala, Honduras Sowed Seeds of Crisis

U.S. Turns Back on Child Migrants After Its Policies in Guatemala, Honduras Sowed Seeds of Crisis

By Democracy Now  As tens of thousands of children cross the U.S. border fleeing violence in their native Central American home countries, we look at the historical roots of the crisis. The United States has a long and sadly bloody history of destabilizing democratic governments in Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador — the very countries […]