Stories tagged: "border patrol"


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Supreme Court Says ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy for Asylum Seekers Can End

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Thursday said the Biden administration can terminate a Trump-era policy that let the US turn away asylum seekers at the southern border and force them to wait in Mexico for their court proceedings. In its final ruling of the term, the 5-4 court said the Biden administration was within...

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Rep. Grijalva Requests Investigation Into Border Patrol-Involved Deaths

"It is reprehensible and unacceptable that these incidents have occurred," Rep. Raul Grijalva stated.

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Border Patrol Confirms: Trump’s Wall Doesn’t Work

The 500-mile, US-Mexico border wall has been breached 3,272 times in the past three years by way of basic power tools, angle grinders, and demolition saws.

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US Border Agent Accused of Fatally Shooting Man on Rugged Trail in Arizona

US Customs and Border Protection confirmed Monday the agency was investigating a death in the Skeleton Canyon area of the Peloncillo Mountains.

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Bipartisan Mayors Unite to Demand Immigration Reform Now

Border officials say traffic at the border is a combination of asylum-seekers, immigrants, trade, and drug trafficking.

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Biden to Nominate Tucson Police Chief to Lead US Border Agency

Tucson police Chief Chris Magnus has been with the department since 2016. His appointment must first get U.S. Senate confirmation. President Joe Biden intends to nominate Tucson police Chief Chris Magnus to lead the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency, according to a Monday report from The New York Times. Magnus served in the Lansing,...

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Migrant Deaths in Arizona Desert Reaches Seven-Year High

Remains of 181 migrants were found in the Arizona desert through the end of September, despite a drastic drop in border crossings this year.