Arizona officials want Congress to shell out taxpayer money to bankroll a so-called border strike force just weeks after quietly abandoning plans to use private money for the construction of a U.S.-Mexico border fence.
The inspector general concluded that there was no evidence that the agency’s 10 unarmed Predator B drones had improved border security or aided in apprehensions or drug interdictions.
The U.S. Border Patrol’s annual report had some startling apprehension statistics, but the report was taken down hours after it was posted online last month, leading some to wonder if the midterm elections played a part in the decision.
U.S. Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard’s push to examine Customs and Border Protection’s use of force follows report detailing 2010 case where a Border Patrol agent shot a drug smuggler in the back.
A Border Patrol agent in Texas shoots a young, unarmed drug smuggler in the back. The ensuing investigation goes nowhere.
James F. Tomsheck, the recently removed head of internal affairs, had harsh criticism for Customs and Border Protection in a sweeping and unauthorized interview with The Center for Investigative Reporting.
An internal affairs investigator is suspected of coaching an agent who was cleared in the death of a teen caught smuggling drugs.
More than 57,000 unaccompanied children have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border since October. This FAQ explains what happens to those children between the time they’re apprehended and the time they’re put into the system.
James F. Tomsheck led U.S. Customs and Border Protection's internal affairs office for eight years. He was removed from his post this week.U.S. Customs and Border Protection The removal of a high-ranking U.S. Customs and Border Protection official this week was designed to soothe critics who say the agency has been too soft on Border