October 13, 2022

“Over the past 2 weeks,” reported the Nogales-based Kino Border Initiative (KBI), “KBI recorded 13 cases of BP [Border Patrol] taking personal belongings and never returning them (an issue highlighted in the recent NGO letter to CBP Commissioner Magnus), 4 cases of physical abuse and mistreatment, 2 cases of deportations in the middle of the night and 2 cases of medical neglect.”

— “Early October Update on Asylum, Border, and Deportations from KBI” (Nogales: Kino Border Initiative, October 13, 2022).

Sector(s): Tucson

Agency(ies): Border Patrol

Event Type(s): Dangerous Deportation, Denial of Medical Care, Non-Return of Belongings, Use of Force

Accountability Status: Unknown

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