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Video Shows Border Patrol Neglected Guatemalan Teen Who Died in Their Custody

Virginia Isaad
When 16-year-old Guatemalan immigrant Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez was diagnosed with the flu at the Border Patrol processing center in McAllen, Texas, he should have been properly cared for but instead, he was sent to a holding cell in nearby...
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AOC Calls Out Head of Homeland Security About Border Agents’ ‘Rape Memes’

Pamela Avila
Just days after being publicly attacked by President Trump, Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez confronted the acting head of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan about his knowledge of a secret Facebook group creating photoshopped memes of her “violent rape” during a House Oversight...
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#ICEBae: A Latina Border Patrol Officer is Trending and People Aren’t Happy

Virginia Isaad
Anyone logging into Twitter today would’ve seen #ICEBae trending and found the image of Customs and Border Patrol agent Kiara Cervantes working security during Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to the border. The trending hashtag continues to gain momentum on...
Culture

Why So Many Latino Men Join the Border Patrol that Dehumanizes Latinos

Yvette Montoya
We wish we could say the news about the troubling Border Patrol Facebook group was shocking, but sadly, it really shouldn’t be. ProPublica recently exposed a Facebook group comprised of 9,500 Border Patrol agents that share sexist memes, xenophobic comments,...
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Hundreds Protest on Father’s Day Against Immigrant Families Being Separated at The Border

Johanna Ferreira
A new tragic border patrol story circulates every day, ever since the Trump administration launched their cruel zero-tolerance policy for crossing the border illegally. Many have weighed in including politicians—even Melania Trump—and most agree that separating thousands of families at...
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This Undocumented Woman’s Child Was Taken From Her While Breastfeeding

Johanna Ferreira
When it comes to undocumented immigrants, our government has been particularly brutal—especially since the Trump administration came into power. Over the past few months, our news feeds have been flooded with stories about Latinos—undocumented or not—being discriminated and border patrol...
News and Entertainment

This Woman Had The Perfect Response When Border Patrol Officers Boarded Her Greyhound Bus

Yvette Montoya
Updated Friday, June 15 2018 We hear the word ally thrown around a lot but what does it really mean to be an ally in a time when people are actually turning in their neighbors, delivery people, and parents dropping...