A series of legal complaints details cases of physical and verbal abuse of children in CBP custody.
Government whistleblowers voice alarm about conditions for unaccompanied migrant children being held at Office of Refugee Resettlement facilities, especially a site at Fort Bliss, Texas.
Details examples of human rights abuse by CBP personnel, reported by migrants to asylum officers and uncovered by a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit. Footnotes include an annex with many results of the Freedom of Information Act production.
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 from the ACLU Foundation of San Diego and Imperial Counties and ACLU Border Rights Center reports on CBP’s failure to implement a detainee locator system, which complicates efforts to reunify separated families.
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.