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Average time for solo children in CBP custody down 75%

By Geneva Sands | CNN Unaccompanied migrant children now spend an average of around 24 hours in Border Patrol custody, a Biden administration official said Thursday, down from the more than 100 hours that CNN reported in March. US law permits children to remain in these jail-like border facilities for only 72 hours before being transferred to the custody of the Department of Health and Human Services. Another official said it is a sign that the Biden administration’s efforts have led to a “drama...
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Average time for unaccompanied children in CBP custody down more than 75%

Unaccompanied migrant children now spend an average of around 24 hours in Border Patrol custody, a Biden administration official said Thursday, down from the more than 100 hours that CNN reported in March.
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Elected officials tour temporary migrant shelter in Long Beach, vouch for kids’ well-being

The 729 migrant children being housed at the Long Beach Convention Center are being well cared for and appear to be in good spirits, according to local officials. Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán, D-San Pedro, along with Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia and Los Angeles County Supervisor Holly Mitchell, toured the temporary shelter on Thursday, May 6, and said in a briefing following the visit that they were pleased with what they saw. Members of the public and the media were not allowed on the tour, a p...
Tags: Texas, News, California, Mexico, Immigration, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Honduras, Biden, Border Patrol, Central America, Ucla, Mitchell, San Pedro


Ex-Border Patrol agent accused of being serial rapist in decades-old cases in Arizona

John Daly III, a former Border Patrol agent, was arrested after DNA evidence connected him to sexual assaults in Arizona from 1999-2001, police said.       [Author: Arizona Republic]
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Former Border Patrol Agent Arrested in Arizona Rapes

Authorities in Arizona say they have arrested a former Border Patrol agent suspected in a string of rapes going back decades.
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Comedian Mohanad Elshieky was detained by CBP on a Greyhound bus and accused of having 'fake' papers. He spoke with us after reaching a $35,000 settlement with the government.

Comedian Mohanad Elshieky in his New York apartment Mohanad Elshieky In 2019, comedian Mohanad Elshieky was detained by Customs and Border Patrol on a Greyhound bus. He sued the government and settled for $35,000 and pushed Greyhound to change a policy. Elshieky spoke to Insider about the incident, the settlement, and how it's affected him and his career. See more stories on Insider's business page. On January 26, 2019, Libyan comedian Mohanad Elshieky had what he considers his mo...
Tags: Politics, New York, Isis, Washington, Oregon, Immigration, US, Trends, Aclu, Delta, Portland, Conan, Libya, Homeland Security, CBP, Customs


Officials: Over 1,600 Weekend Arrests of Migrants in Yuma

Border Patrol officials say their agents over the weekend arrested more than 1,600 migrants who were dropped off by buses in Mexico before crossing into the U.S. near Yuma.
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9 taken into custody in Newport Beach after suspected illegal entry into U.S.

Nine people were taken into U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s custody on Sunday, May 2, in Newport Beach after they were allegedly dropped off by a pleasure craft at the Newport Dunes Boat Ramp, officials said Monday. They were apprehended around 5:30 p.m. on suspicion of attempting to enter the U.S. illegally, the Border Patrol said. The group of Mexican nationals consisted of seven men, one woman and an unaccompanied 13-year-old boy. The same day, three people were killed and 27 were hospit...
Tags: News, Mexico, Immigration, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, San Diego, Long Beach, Customs, Biden, Pacific Ocean, Border Patrol, Kamala Harris, Pomona, Border Protection, Newport Beach


San Diego boat wreck kills 3, shows risks of ocean smuggling

By ELLIOT SPAGAT SAN DIEGO (AP) — A tractor-trailer slams into an SUV at an intersection on a remote California desert highway, killing 13 of 25 people crammed inside the late model Ford Expedition. A man dangles a toddler over a border wall near Santa Teresa, New Mexico, allowing her to fall on her face before he disappears into Mexico. A 40-foot (12.2-meter) cabin cruiser overloaded with 32 people capsizes just off the San Diego coast, killing three and critically injuring another person. The ...
Tags: Navy, California, Mexico, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Sport, Joe Biden, Ap, Soccer, Ford, San Diego, New Mexico, El Salvador, Customs, Border Patrol, Tijuana


Police help Border Patrol catch migrants, which is bad policy, experts say

Police act like immigration officers, stopping migrants in Texas and Arizona. That shouldn't happen, legal experts say.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Texas, News, Arizona, Usa Today, Border Patrol


Local police are helping Border Patrol catch migrants at the border. That's bad policy, experts say

Local police are acting like immigration officers and stopping migrants in Texas and Arizona. That shouldn't be happening, legal experts say.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Texas, News, Arizona, Usa Today, Border Patrol


3 Killed, Over Two Dozen Hurt After Boat Capsizes Off San Diego Coast

SAN DIEGO (AP/CBS13) — Three people were killed and 27 others were hurt after a wooden boat capsized Sunday during a possible human smuggling operation just off the San Diego coast, authorities said. Reports of the overturned vessel came in at around 10:30 a.m. from an area near the peninsula of Point Loma, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. Three patients died at the scene and the others were transported to hospitals with “varying degrees of injuries,” department spokesman Jose ...
Tags: News, Mexico, San Diego, Customs, Border Patrol, U S Border Patrol, Point Loma, Cabrillo National Monument, San Diego coast, Jose Ysea, Ysea, San Diego Fire Rescue Department Three


2 Killed, Nearly Two Dozen Hurt After Boat Capsizes Off San Diego Coast

SAN DIEGO (AP/CBS13) — Two people were killed and 23 others were hurt after a wooden boat capsized Sunday during a possible human smuggling operation just off the San Diego coast, authorities said. Reports of the overturned vessel came in at around 10:30 a.m. from an area near the peninsula of Point Loma, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. Two patients died at the scene and the others were transported to hospitals with “varying degrees of injuries,” department spokesman Jose Ysea...
Tags: News, Mexico, Ap, San Diego, Customs, Border Patrol, U S Border Patrol, Point Loma, Cabrillo National Monument, San Diego coast, Jose Ysea, Ysea, San Diego Fire Rescue Department Two


3 killed, 27 hospitalized after boat capsizes off San Diego

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Three people were killed and more than two dozen others were hospitalized after a wooden boat capsized Sunday during a possible human smuggling operation just off the San Diego coast, authorities said. Local lifeguards, the U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies responded around 10:30 a.m. following reports of an overturned vessel near the peninsula of Point Loma, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. Three people died at the scene and 27 people were transported to hos...
Tags: Mexico, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, San Diego, Customs, Border Patrol, U S Coast Guard, U S Border Patrol, Point Loma, Cabrillo National Monument, Jose Ysea, Ysea, San Diego Fire Rescue Department Three


Panama: Logging on Bad Tires

Darien Province, Panama A few minutes after saying goodbye to Embera lady with Quapi baby, we came to this. We checked the truck for driver. Abandoned. The truck is outfitted with mixed tires in bad state. As I write this at 1700, the rain has just stopped and the birds are very loud. Especially so the parrots flying overhead in pairs. Just now, three Senafront trucks (Border Patrol — trained in part by US Special Forces), just passed me. Two filled with migrants and the third ...
Tags: Featured, US, Military, Border Patrol, Panama, Michael's Dispatches, Michael Yon, Darien Province Panama, Quapi


Border Patrol chief tells CBP he won't endorse language policy that stops use of 'illegal alien'

Border Patrol Chief Rodney Scott has informed the head of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) that he will not endorse a new language...
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Covid on the Border: Migrants Aren’t Tested on Arrival in U.S

The Border Patrol says it has insufficient time and space to conduct coronavirus testing at crowded processing stations. Officials in...
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'Funky pickles' seized by Border Patrol turn out to be $4 million worth of meth

Customs and Border Protection officers recently seized more than $4 million worth of suspected methamphetamine at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge cargo facility, the agency said.
Tags: Cnn, Customs, Border Patrol, Border Protection, Pharr Reynosa International Bridge


Interview: Director Robert Lorenz Talks The Marksman

Interview: Director Robert Lorenz talks The Marksman Just in time for The Marksman’s digital release, ComingSoon.net got the opportunity to chat with director Robert Lorenz, who discussed the Liam Neeson action drama and took a moment to reflect back on the Academy Award-winning film Million Dollar Baby for which he served as producer and first assistant director. The official logline for The Marksman reads as follows: “Hardened Arizona rancher Jim Hanson (Liam Neeson) simply wants to be lef...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Interview, Western, Atlas, Chicago, Clint Eastwood, Arizona, American Sniper, Liam Neeson, Customs, Hillary, Border Patrol, Miguel, Rosa, Jim


Video captures Border Patrol rescue of two migrant children in Rio Grande

Two Honduran children found clinging to an island surrounded by a powerful current in the Rio Grande were rescued by Border Patrol agents last week and taken into custody, the region's top border official said, the latest example of the dangers migrants face as a growing number desperately attempt to reach the US.
Tags: Cnn, Border Patrol, Rio Grande


The Biden administration is ending the use of terms like 'illegal alien' to refer to immigrants, leaked memos say

A Honduran mother and son seen in Roma, Texas, in April 2021, after rafting across the border from Mexico. John Moore/Getty Images The change was announced in memos from top CBP and ICE officials, The Washington Post reported. The term "alien" will be replaced with "noncitizen or migrant" and "illegal" with "undocumented," the Post said. Biden has pledged to make US immigration policy more humane. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden's administration has...
Tags: Post, Washington Post, Mexico, US, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, House, Ice, CBP, Republican Party, Customs, Biden, Department Of Homeland Security, The Washington Post, Border Patrol


The cruelty of detention for young migrants

In response to an influx of young migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) is opening large-scale facilities in convention centers and stadiums in Dallas, San Diego, San Antonio, and most recently, Long Beach. Despite ongoing media attention, the public knows frustratingly little about the profound health and social consequences of this detention. “A nightmare I can’t escape.” I have interviewed nearly 200 children within ORR facilities for my research. Young ...
Tags: Obama, California, Opinion, Mexico, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Janet Yellen, Biden, Guatemala, Border Patrol, Trump, Garcia, Lisette, San Diego Convention Center, Robert Garcia


This family thought Biden would stop Trump's wall. Now his administration is plodding along to seize their land.

Jose Alfredo “Fred” Cavazos, left, and “Rey” Anzaldua Cavazos, right, sitting at their property on the banks of the Rio Grande, near Mission, Texas. Texas Civil Rights Project On Wednesday, a federal judge in McAllen, Texas, granted the government immediate seizure of a South Texas family's land. The Cavazos family is set to lose 6.6 acres of land, as the Biden administration fails to put forth a plan to repurpose emergency border wall funding. "You told us one thing, and now you'r...
Tags: Politics, Texas, White House, Immigration, Nbc News, Trends, Joe Biden, Npr, Department Of Justice, Customs, Biden, Donald Trump, Doj, George W Bush, Border Patrol, Trump


Fox then and now: watch their extreme about-face on border conditions

Wow, what a difference a presidency makes. Watch how these Republican hypocrites comically spin to a different beat on the topic of border conditions now that President Biden is at the helm. For example: Laura Ingraham now: The Border Patrol is completely overwhelmed, facilities overflowing and unsanitary. — Read the rest
Tags: Video, News, Republicans, Fox, Biden, Border Patrol, Laura Ingraham, Hypocrites, Faux News


Ridding South Texas of DPS part of forgotten populist agenda for the region

Many Democrats were surprised in November when their candidates lost ground in Texas border regions, but Grits was not: The party has no substantive agenda either to entice voters in rural areas or to address the unique challenges facing the sprawling mass of increasingly urban voters in the Rio Grande Valley.Here's a topic state candidates could run on: From the Rio Grande Guardian, "Heavy DPS Presence in Starr County is Unnecessary." Starr County Judge Eloy Vera articulated populist criticisms...
Tags: Texas, Law, Economics, Terrorism, Houston, Border Patrol, Valley, DPS, Rio Grande Valley, Rio Grande, South Texas, Vera, McConaughey, Darling, Border Security, Gritsforbreakfast


Number of kids alone at the border at record high in March

By Elliott Spagat and Alexandra Jaffe | Associated Press WASHINGTON — The U.S. government picked up nearly 19,000 children traveling alone across the Mexican border in March, authorities said Thursday, the largest monthly number ever recorded and a major test for President Joe Biden as he reverses many of his predecessor’s hardline immigration tactics. A complex mix of factors in the United States and Central America drove the increase. It has coincided with the Biden administration’s decision t...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Washington, Mexico, Immigration, California News, Sport, World news, Joe Biden, Soccer, United States, San Diego, Dallas, Associated Press, CBP


Border Crossings In March Hit Highest Level In Over A Decade

Customs and Border Patrol also documented nearly 19,000 unaccompanied minors at the border throughout March.
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MS-13 gang member caught entering US illegally, Border Patrol announces

U.S. Border Patrol agents in California arrested an alleged MS-13 gang member early Wednesday morning after he had illegally crossed the...
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Sobbing boy to Border patrol agent: Can you help me?

A 10-year-old unaccompanied migrant child was found alone in a field on the morning of April 1. A farmer spotted the boy and alerted Border Patrol authorities. The child had been traveling with a group, without parents, according to US Border Patrol's Rio Grande Valley Chief Patrol Agent Brian Hastings, who provided the video to CNN. Hastings said the boy had been left for approximately four hours and "when he woke up, he didn't know where he was or where to go." The full circumstances of the 10...
Tags: News, US, Stories, Border Patrol, Rio Grande Valley, US Border Patrol, Brian Hastings, CNN Hastings


Hundreds of migrants caught at US-Mexico border as video of young boy raises pressure on Biden administration

Around 200 migrants have been apprehended by Border Patrol near a small town in Texas this week, a report found, with...
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