12 Reports tagged “Use of Force”

Links to long-form information about U.S. border governance and migration

Request for congressional investigations and oversight hearings on the unlawful operation of the U.S. Border Patrol’s Critical Incident Teams (BPCITs)

Published by the Southern Border Communities Coalition on October 27, 2021.

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.

Tags: Border Patrol, Human Rights, Organizational Culture, Oversight, Use of Force

Unresolved Complaints of CBP Misconduct Require Immediate Attention and Accountability

Published by the ACLU on March 3, 2021.

A memo to the incoming Biden administration’s new Homeland Security secretary details numerous unresolved cases of CBP and Border Patrol misconduct and abuse. Accompanied by a 207-page appendix of complaints issued in 2019 and 2020.

Tags: Asylum, Detention, Family Separation, Human Rights, Metering, Organizational Culture, Public Health, Remain in Mexico, Use of Force