Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost said she immediately reported her involvement in a Facebook group, whose members mocked migrants and lawmakers, to an oversight division.
By Astrid Galvan, Associated Press
Vice President Mike Pence toured two detention facilities on the Texas border Friday, including a Border Patrol station where hundreds of men were crowded in sweltering cages without cots.
By Associated Press
The report by U.S. government auditors -- who visited facilities in South Texas where migrant adults and children are processed and detained -- offered new cause for alarm. It quotes one senior government manager as calling the situation "a ticking…
By Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press
The investigation comes after a ProPublica report exposing the secret three-year-old Facebook group, which is called “I’m 10-15” and has some 9,500 members.
By A.C. Thompson, Dara Lind, ProPublica
By Associated Press
Carla Provost said in a statement Monday that any employee who violated standards will be held accountable. ProPublica published a report on the closed Facebook group that comprises about 9,500 current and former employees.
The U.S.-Mexico border continues to drive political turmoil. After reports of miserable conditions for detained migrant children, John Sanders, acting head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, resigned. Meanwhile, Congress is scrambling to reach a border funding deal. Lisa Desjardins…
In our news wrap Monday, there’s word the U.S. government is moving most of the 300-plus children held at a Border Patrol station near El Paso, Texas. The Associated Press had reported kids were going without food, showers and care…
By Astrid Galvan, Garance Burke, Associated Press
Immigrant advocates say baby should not have been kept in the overcrowded McAllen, Texas processing facility and should have instead been in a neonatal unit.
May saw the highest number of crossings at the U.S.-Mexico border since 2007. Due to the surge and a new Trump administration policy that keeps asylum seekers in Mexico until their claims are processed, communities on both sides of the…
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