cbp

Hurricane Dorian

The Reason Hundreds of Hurricane Dorian Survivors Were Turned Away From the U.S.

Bahamians desperately trying to evacuate the devastated islands had to get off a Florida-bound ferry
Gaby Del Valle
9.9.19
immigration

Border Patrol Won’t Give the Flu Vaccine to Detained Kids

Flu season typically starts in October and ends in May, but attorneys who visited Border Patrol stations in Texas in June reported flu and lice outbreaks at each facility they toured.
Gaby Del Valle
8.20.19
immigration

Mexican Smugglers Hid 4 Tons of Weed in a Truck Full of Jalapeños

Customs and Border Protection agents cracked open the truck and found a different kind of green.
Gaby Del Valle
8.19.19
cbp

Leaked Emails Show Frantic Response to Border Patrol Data Breach

The emails show that CBP didn't know what was in the Perceptics breach until weeks after the media initially reported it.
Joseph Cox
7.22.19
border patrol

AOC to DHS Secretary: “Did You See the Photoshopped Images of My Violent Rape?”

The images are among a trove of offensive posts in the secret Facebook group of Border Patrol staff
Kelly Vinett
7.19.19
identity-rights

Border Patrol Agents Are Sharing a Coin Joking About Migrant 'Caravans'

It shows just how toxic morale at the agency has gotten.
Allie Conti
7.12.19
identity-rights

This Ad Agency Is Getting $12 Million to Make Border Patrol Look Fun and Cool

Ogilvy is proud to do work on behalf of gay rights, women's empowerment, and... CBP?
Molly Taft
7.11.19
identity-rights

This Is Who Sells Those Crappy Shampoo Packets AOC Found in Migrant Detention

The Bob Barker Company was once accused of profiting off sweatshop labor, among other strange and disturbing episodes in its past.
Mike Pearl
7.2.19
CYBER

What Happens When a US Border Protection Contractor Gets Hacked?

The government wants all the data it can get from you at the border. But what happens when a hacker shows they can’t store it safely?
Motherboard Staff
6.14.19
Hacking

Here Are Images of Drivers Hacked From a U.S. Border Protection Contractor

A license plate scanning company was hacked, and now thousands of images of drivers are on the dark web.
Joseph Cox
6.13.19
immigration

A Toddler from Guatemala Is the 4th Child to Die in U.S. Custody Since December​

It’s not clear when, exactly, the toddler got sick, and the death is still under investigation.
Tim Marcin
5.16.19
immigration

FBI arrests "dangerous felon" and leader of armed militia group detaining migrants

Larry Mitchell Hopkins, 69, who heads the United Constitutional Patriots militia, was taken into custody on Saturday.
Tess Owen
4.22.19
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