PBS: Border Patrol Using Excessive Force?

"In partnership with the Investigative Fund of the Nation Institute , Need to Know investigates whether U.S. border agents have been using excessive force in an effort to curb illegal immigration. Eight people have been killed along the border in the past two years. One man died a short...

American Citizen Arrested, Handcuffed by Border Patrol for Driving Farmworkers to Dentist; ICE Threatens Public Health

"In December, a caseworker for Finger Lakes Migrant & Community Health in upstate New York, was pulled over by federal border patrol agents while driving two farmworkers to a dentist. She was handcuffed, detained for several hours and accused of transporting illegal immigrants. The farmworkers...

News Excerpts from the Sept. 15, 2014, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin

DHS Settles Lawsuit over Coerced Voluntary Departures In August, the Department of Homeland Security agreed to settle a lawsuit filed on behalf of nine Mexican citizens alleging they were forced to “voluntarily” depart the country instead of having a hearing before an immigration judge...