Finds that, particularly in Border Patrol’s Yuma sector, “CBP is failing to comply with its own internal operating guidelines and unreasonably confiscating the personal property of individuals in its custody.”
A letter to congressional committee chairs about further activities of Border Patrol’s controversial Critical Incident Teams, which are to be abolished at the end of September 2022.
Finds that Border Patrol agents in Yuma had confiscated at least 64 turbans from asylum seekers of the Sikh faith so far in 2022, including at least 50 in the previous 2 months.
A series of legal complaints details cases of physical and verbal abuse of children in CBP custody.
The latest of a series of “abuse documentation” reports with troubling findings about the behavior of some U.S. border law enforcement personnel in the El Paso sector, especially CBP officers working at ports of entry.
Calls on Congress to look more deeply into the operations of secretive Border Patrol teams whose purpose appears to be to exonerate agents alleged to have committed serious human rights abuses.
Lists numerous examples of abuse committed by CBP personnel in and around Nogales, Arizona.
Calls for reform of CBP’s vehicle pursuit policy after another in a long string of crashes, this one in New Mexico, kills two people.
A response to a pattern of Border Patrol surveillance, harassment, and raids on an Arizona-based humanitarian group.
Includes numerous disturbing and explicit examples of Border Patrol agents’ verbal abuse of migrants, including children and asylum seekers, during their time in custody in the agency’s San Diego sector.
A complaint filed with the DHS Inspector-General about a February 2020 incident in which a Guatemalan woman gave birth unattended, in her pants, while awaiting processing in a San Diego Sector Border Patrol station. (Link at documentcloud.org)
A complaint to the DHS Inspector-General raises recent allegations of mistreatment of sick migrant children in CBP and Border Patrol custody.