Melissa del Bosque is a contributing reporter at ProPublica.
How several agents from a small outpost in Arizona, including recently retired chief Carla Provost, climbed to the top of the Border Patrol, then one by one retired, leaving corruption, misconduct and a toxic culture in their wake.
The Trump administration is creating a center that will give immigration agents access to information from U.S. intelligence agencies. Migrants and others denied entry will be unable to see the evidence against them because it is classified.
El caso que hizo que una exabogada de ICE se diera cuenta de que el gobierno se estaba basando en “pruebas” falsas contra los migrantes
Años después de renunciar a su empleo como abogada del Departamento de Inmigración y Aduanas, Laura Peña regresó a la lucha, pero esta vez en defensa de los migrantes a quienes solía procesar. Fue entonces que un desconcertante caso de separación de una familia la obligó a analizar todo lo que había aprendido.
The Case That Made an Ex-ICE Attorney Realize the Government Was Relying on False “Evidence” Against Migrants
Years after quitting her job as an attorney for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Laura Peña returned to the fight — defending migrants she’d once prosecuted. Then, a perplexing family separation case forced her to call upon everything she’d learned.
The information in the databases comes from foreign police and militaries, and it is being used to detain migrants and separate them from their children. Legal experts and human rights advocates say they were not told about the databases and question their reliability.