Despite some earlier claims, it appears that Rogelio Martinez was not the victim of an attack.
Over the course of his legendary career, customs officer Hipolito Acosta saw terrible suffering in Mexico. Today, he worries about both sides of the border.
Come back through, Willie/Snoop/Nelly/Fiona Apple!
Disgruntled agents are overwhelmed and overworked, processing groups of hundreds of undocumented immigrants.
If the Border Patrol really wants to be more transparent, it should release key surveillance footage of questionable shooting incidents.
The human cost of a militarized border.
Heightened security measures along the border—including a dramatic increase in personnel and highly sophisticated military equipment—have made that part of our state resemble a war zone. As violent clashes with Mexican citizens increase, a crucial question emerges: Who will hold the U.S. Border Patrol accountable?
And the border was declared secure. What does this mean for immigration laws?
Despite rampant fears to the contrary, the bloody drug violence in Mexico hasn’t spilled over into Texas—but that doesn’t mean it’s not transforming life all along the border.
On their new book, Desert Duty: On the Line With the U.S. Border Patrol.