The mother of an 8-year-old migrant boy who died in Border Patrol custody says he wasn’t sick on his journey to the US

Catarina Gomez via Associated Press Catarina Alonzo, the mother of 8-year-old Felipe Gomez Alonzo, said her son wasn’t ill on his journey to the United States. Felipe is the second child to die this month in Border Patrol custody. His mother’s comments contradicted President Donald Trump’s tweets on Saturday, which said the two children were […]

‘We’ve seen this coming’: Why migrant children are dying in Border Patrol custody

Catarina Gomez via Associated Press Two young Guatemalan children died in Border Patrol custody in December, prompting an uproar over the conditions of the facilities in which migrants are held. Experts and advocates have decried the Border Patrol stations known as “hieleras,” which migrants have alleged are freezing cold, with inedible food, undrinkable water, and […]

The body of the 7-year-old girl who died in US border patrol custody has returned home to Guatemala

Associated Press/Oliver de Ros Jakelin Caal, 7, died in US Border Patrol custody on December 7. On Sunday, December 23, her body arrived back in her native Guatemala. Jakelin’s official cause of death hasn’t yet been determined, but Border Patrol has faced accusations that the agency didn’t do enough to get her immediate medical care. […]

The body of the 7-year-old girl who died in US border patrol custody has returned home to Guatemala

Associated Press/Oliver de Ros Jakelin Caal, 7, died in US Border Patrol custody on December 7. On Sunday, December 23, her body arrived back in her native Guatemala. Jakelin’s official cause of death hasn’t yet been determined, but Border Patrol has faced accusations that the agency didn’t do enough to get her immediate medical care. […]

Superhero Bits: ‘Gotham’ Final Season Trailer, ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters & More

Who is playing Injustice Society members in the Stargirl series? Want to see the new trailer for the final season of Gotham? Which character was introduced in the credits scene from the Titans season finale? How much did Aquaman make in Thursday night previews? Is Marvel working on a Nova Corps. movie? All that and […]

At least 3 people killed when a truck carrying passengers in cargo bed overturns while fleeing from Border Patrol

Google Maps At least three people are dead and multiple people are injured in a rollover crash that involved a chase with Border Patrol. A truck was reportedly carrying passengers in the cargo bed when it crashed. 3 people had major injuries and 5 other had minor injuries, Cal Fire San Diego said. One of […]

Mom pictured fleeing with her kids from tear gas at the US border says she never thought Border Patrol would use it on children

REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File photo A mom who fled tear gas with her kids at the US border said she did not think Border Control would use the gas on children. Maria Lila Meza Castro arrived at the border to seek asylum on Sunday alongside other Central American migrants, who were met with tear gas after some […]

US border patrol repels migrants with tear gas after Mexico crossing closure

After suspending all traffic at the US’ busiest port with Mexico, border patrol guards had to resort to tear gas to fend off migrants cutting holes in the border wall to gain entrance by other means. All crossings were completely suspended at the US’ busiest point of entry following a gate rush attempt where hundreds […]

Ukraine’s Poroshenko accepts American patrol boats after claim the deal was deliverately stalled

The US Coast Guard has handed over two patrol boats that it no longer needs to Ukraine. The move is meant to boost Ukraine’s pathetic fleet, but was reportedly stalled for years due to corruption in the government. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday took a break from complaining about Russia to the UN General […]

The woman who narrowly escaped the alleged Border Patrol serial killer said he grew enraged after she mentioned her murdered friend

Webb County Sheriff’s Office via Associated Press The woman who escaped a Border Patrol agent and accused serial killer has spoken to police and relatives about how she survived the ordeal. Juan David Ortiz, a supervisory Border Patrol agent, was arrested in Texas on September 15 and quickly confessed to murdering four women and abducting […]