One month after Donald Trump’s stunning win to become the next president of the United States, the emboldened Border Patrol union is still celebrating his victory – and its newfound access to power.
Former U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials file a brief claiming militarization of the agency resulted in unnecessary shootings.
Advisers reject stance that budget and surge of migrants require more of the same.
Panel recommends more oversight, resources for immigration lockups.
U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on Nov. 30 about whether certain criminal and terrorist immigrants, among others subject to mandatory detention, may get a bond hearing after six months in jail.
Reviews of four use of force incidents found that Border Patrol agents followed the agency’s policy.
Before signing the federal Bail Reform Act in 1966, President Lyndon B. Johnson heralded the legislation, saying it put the nation “at the threshold of a new era” in its criminal justice system. But 50 years later, few states have crossed that threshold.
On Nov. 8, New Mexicans will vote on a constitutional amendment to overhaul the use of money bail in the state.
We begin an occasional series we’re calling And Justice for Some – an investigation into how the courts treat people differently.
The selection of Mark Morgan, a career FBI official, to run the 20,000-strong force sends a clear message: The Border Patrol has a culture problem that needs to be fixed.