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Teen Sues Over Drug Cavity Search for Which She was Billed $575

Peter Van Buren | Posted 06.23.2016 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

What seems like almost a tabloid style article -- You Won't Believe What Happened Next!-- is in fact a troublesome look into a little known part of the war on terror: our Constitution-free border zones.

Mexican Nationals Say They Were Deported Without Their IDs, Money And Possessions

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 04.06.2016 | Politics

Twenty-six Mexican nationals say the U.S. government deported them without their identification, money, cell phones and other possessions, putting the...

Family Seeks Justice At Human Rights Panel For Man Who Died After Border Patrol Altercation

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 03.31.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Bernardo Hernández Rojas' brother, Anastasio, died in 2010 after border patrol agents used a Taser on him and struck him with a baton r...

The Numbers Of Mothers And Kids Picked Up At The Border Are Rising Again

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 01.12.2016 | Politics

The numbers of undocumented mothers and children apprehended along the southern border are up significantly from last fiscal year, according to data r...

Customs and Border Protection Won't Commit To Requiring All Border Patrol Agents To Wear Body Cameras

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 11.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Customs and Border Protection, the largest national law enforcement agency, announced Thursday that it will not immediately require all ...

DOJ: No Civil Rights Charges For Border Agents Over Death Of Anastasio Hernandez-Rojas

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 11.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Five years after a Mexican national named Anastasio Hernandez-Rojas died after an encounter with Border Patrol agents, the Justice Depar...

Customs And Border Protection Apologizes For Employee's Sign Aimed At Mexican Trick-Or-Treaters

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 11.05.2015 | Politics

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection employee in a heavily Latino Texas border town came under fire this week after putting out a sign on Halloween sa...

Elise Foley

Babies Are Coming To The U.S. To Work, According To Border Patrol

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Earlier this year, the Department of Homeland Security argued that deportation proceedings should continue against a child because she "...

Elise Foley

Deportations Down In 2014: DHS

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 12.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Deportations by the Department of Homeland Security have gone down, from 438,421 deportations last year to 414,481 in fiscal year 2014, ...

One of These Things Is Not Like the Others...

Dan Kowalski | Posted 02.13.2015 | Politics
Dan Kowalski

So, let me get this straight. Our top priority for immigration arrests lumps together terrorists, convicted felons, gang bangers and...drywallers, moms and kids?

Elise Foley

Raul Grijalva Cancels Visit To Border Facility Children After U.S. Rebuffs Clergy

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Raúl Grijalva's (D-Ariz.) visit on Monday to a facility holding hundreds of unaccompanied minors near the U.S.-Mexico border was d...

New Photos Depict Horrific Conditions At Border Detention Center

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics

New photos released by Rep. Henry Cuellar's (D-Texas) office depict the unsanitary and cramped living conditions that undocumented immigrants, many of...

Elise Foley

Bipartisan Duo Hopes House Can At Least Agree To Stop Border Patrol Abuses

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Comprehensive immigration reform efforts haven't been successful in the House, but two members are hoping they can address at least one ...

Elise Foley

Immigration Enforcement Costlier Than FBI, Drug Enforcement, Guns Combined

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The United States spends more money on immigration enforcement -- nearly $18 billion in the 2012 fiscal year -- than on its other law en...

Elise Foley

House Republicans Make Puzzling Accusation

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 08.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House Judiciary Committee unleashed its latest attack Friday on the Obama administration for its immigration enforcement: a claim th...

Elise Foley

Immigrants Near U.S.-Canada Border Fear Racial Profiling

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigrants and minorities who live near the U.S. northern border are fearful of Customs and Border Protection agents, accusing them of r...

Andrea Stone

No Questions Asked, Or How I Became A 'Trusted Traveler'

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

Last week, just days after this story was posted and after informing the chief spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security that the name on my G...

Former Obama Immigration Official Roxana Bacon Blasts White House

Andrew Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Becker

With uncommon candor for a once-public official, Bacon says the administration has shied away from vision and practical leadership on immigration, because of indifference and timidity, respectively.

Feds Seize $1.2M Of Chinese Knockoff Electronics At O'Hare

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Federal agents at O'Hare Airport intercepted 25 cartons of counterfeit electronics coming in from China and bound for Florida. An estimated $1.2 milli...

Muslims Disproportionate Victims of Flawed Terrorist Watch List

Parvez Ahmed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Parvez Ahmed

It is time for America to reclaim its true legal tradition of judging a person by their actions, not on the basis of their color, practices of their faith or on the basis of their names.