SBCC: CBP Reforms On The Right Track But Implementation Is Key

SBCC: CBP Reforms On The Right Track But Implementation Is Key

PRESS RELEASE September 18, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ricardo Favela, 760.659.3620, ricardo@alliancesd.org Kim Rescate, 619.804.7822, kim@alliancesd.org SOUTHERN BORDER REGION: Today, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske announced that the agency will be implementing a unified, formal review process for use of force incidents. The Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, also announced a […]

Impunity continues inside of CBP despite announcement from Head of Internal Affairs

Impunity continues inside of CBP despite announcement from Head of Internal Affairs

Southern border communities continue to press for CBP’s accountability and transparency PRESS RELEASE September 13, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ricardo Favela 760.659.3620, ricardo@alliancesd.org Kim Rescate 619.804.7822, kim@alliancesd.org SOUTHERN BORDER REGION: During a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) briefing held Friday, September 12 in Washington, D.C., Mark Alan Morgan, CBP’s Acting Assistant Commissioner of Internal […]

CBP: No agents disciplined for deadly force since 2004

CBP: No agents disciplined for deadly force since 2004

Photo by Nick Oza. Story by Bob Ortega. Customs and Border Protection’s acting Internal Affairs chief said Friday that he is unaware of any Border Patrol agent or CBP officer being formally disciplined for killing someone through the use of force since at least 2004. There have been at least 46 incidents in which agents have […]