Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez’ Family Demand Justice 9 Years After Murder

By Justice for José Antonio Collective. -

Since the night of October 10, 2012, Taide Elena and Araceli Rodriguez have traveled a long road to access justice for Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez. The road has not been easy. On three [...]

There Is No ‘Border Crisis’

By Josue De Luna Navarro and Khury Petersen-Smith, In These Times. -

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) temporarily closed the San Ysidro border crossing in San Diego on the morning of Nov. 19, 2018. With 100,000 people and 40,000 vehicles crossing each day, [...]

Changing The Border Narrative

By Jenn Budd, Medium. -

Much of the public discussion of our southern border today is one-sided. It is most often created by those with the most power and the loudest bullhorn; those in search of power, authority and [...]

The Border Patrol Is The Crisis

By Jenn Budd, Medium. -

It’s no surprise that there are claims of a new crisis on our border. A new year, a new administration, new policies in regard to who can cross and how they are processed will always bring a [...]

Border Agents Can Search Phones Freely Under New Circuit Court Ruling

By Adi Robertson, The Verge. -

A US appeals court has ruled that Customs and Border Protection agents can conduct in-depth searches of phones and laptops, overturning an earlier legal victory for civil liberties groups. First [...]

Humanitarian Camp Raided By Border Patrol, 30+ People Arrested

By Niko Georgiades, Unicorn Riot. -

The government ramped up its efforts to stop humanitarian workers on the U.S.-Mexico border and raided the ‘No More Deaths’ aid station, Byrd Camp, arresting over 30 people. The Friday, July [...]

Border Patrol Agents Raid No More Deaths Migrant Aid Camp

By Alisa Reznick, -

The humanitarian group No More Deaths said an aid camp it operates for migrants crossing the desert was raided and then surrounded by Border Patrol agents. The group said the move as an [...]

Border Patrol Violently Assaults Civil Rights And Liberties

By Andrea Flores and Shaw Drake, -

In the past week, unidentified federal officers in camouflage fatigues, labeled only “police,” abducted people off the streets of Portland in unmarked vehicles and threatened the “Wall of Moms” [...]

Oregon Sues Federal Agencies Over Protest Enforcement

By Conrad Wilson, Dirk VanderHart and Meerah Powell, OPB. -

The Oregon Department of Justice is suing several federal agencies for civil rights abuses, and state prosecutors will potentially pursue criminal charges against a federal officer who seriously [...]

Trump Faces Backlash Over Idea To Militarize The Canadian Border

By Rachel Gilmore, CTVNews.CA. -

Ottawa -- After U.S. President Donald Trump's team floated the idea of placing troops on the Canada-U.S. border, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says it is in the U.S. and Canada's interests to [...]

The FBI Is Investigating Massive Embezzlement Of Border Patrol Union Funds

By A.C. Thompson and Jeff Ernsthausen, Pro Publica. -

The FBI is investigating the disappearance of some $500,000 from the coffers of the powerful union representing the country’s roughly 20,000 Border Patrol agents, said the organization’s national [...]

US Citizen Detained, Interrogated By DHS About Anti-War Movement For Venezuela Solidarity

By Max Blumenthal, The Grayzone -

A US citizen who participated in the Venezuelan Embassy Protection Collective was detained, searched and interrogated for the second time by US government agents about his political beliefs and [...]