"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
"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...
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...