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U.S. border patrol agents patrol the border of Montana and Alberta near Sweetgrass, Montana, May 29, 2009

A British family vacationing in Canada unknowingly swerved onto a US road to dodge an animal. ICE has detained them and their 3-month-old baby for 12 ...

The Connorses were driving close to the US border when they "made a very brief detour on an unmarked road to avoid an animal," they said.
An US Border Patrol agent checks the area near the border fence in Columbus, New Mexico, on February 19, 2017, on the US/Mexico border.

A senior border patrol agent quietly retired after he was charged with sexually assaulting a junior agent

A senior Border Patrol agent retired after being arrested and indicted on sexual assault and kidnapping charges against a female colleague.

The number of migrants arrested at the US-Mexico border is the highest it’s been since 2007, new federal data shows

New federal data shows about 851,000 migrants were arrested by border patrol along the US-Mexico border in fiscal 2019, the highest number since 2007.
U.S. President Trump departs for travel to Florida from the White House in Washington

Trump’s suggestion that troops at the border shoot migrants in the legs is illegal and ‘bats–t crazy’

An expert on the use of force said that President Trump's suggestion to shoot migrants in the legs is unconstitutional and "crazy."
A Guatemalan migrant recently released from federal detention sits with his three-year-old daughter at a bus depot on June 11, 2019, in McAllen, Texas.

Border Patrol has never vaccinated the migrant children it apprehends. Doctors say it’s time for that to change.

Officials say children are in the facilities for too short a time, and vaccination programs are too vast and complex for the limited staff on hand.
President Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Iowa on October 9.

A video of Trump laughing at a proposal to ‘shoot’ migrants is resurfacing after shootings in Texas and Ohio

President Donald Trump smirked and joked as someone at his rally said "shoot them" as a way for US officers to control migrants without violence.
Recruits marching at the Border Patrol Academy in New Mexico.

We went inside Border Patrol boot camp and found out why the agency may not be prepared to work in detention centers or take care of children

While agents are trained on law enforcement duties at the Border Patrol Academy, they're not being prepared to handle migrants at detention centers.

A 3-year-old girl was asked to choose between her mom or dad as a border patrol agent tried to separate the family

A young girl named Sofi was asked by a Border Patrol agent if she wanted to go with her mom, or her dad, as they tried to separate the migrant family.

The world’s largest hotel chain is refusing to work with ICE. It may lead to more family separations, immigration officials warn.

Hotel chains, including Marriott, have said they won't hold migrants for ICE, which has been conducting raids in major cities this weekend.
Migrants are seen from the US Border Patrol McAllen Station in a makeshift encampment in McAllen, Texas, on May 15, 2019.

The children who have been detained in appalling conditions at the border could bear scars from the experience for life, experts say

Childhood development experts say the children who endured hardship or trauma in US Border Patrol facilities will have a long road to recovery.