Department of Homeland Security

EXCLUSIVE: Probe into Border Patrol Agents Accused of ‘Whipping’ Migrants Ends – Charging Decision Imminent

A Department of Homeland Security source with knowledge of the case says the CBP Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) has concluded its investigation into the September incident where mounted Border Patrol agents were accused of “whipping” or “strapping” Haitian migrants near Del Rio, Texas. The source notes a final decision on possible criminal charges is imminent from the Justice Department. Several agents are subject to the investigation and remain on administrative duties.

TOPSHOT - United States Border Patrol agents on horseback try to stop Haitian migrants from entering an encampment on the banks of the Rio Grande near the Acuna Del Rio International Bridge in Del Rio, Texas on September 19, 2021. - US law enforcement are attempting to close off crossing …

Biden to Cancel Border Wall Projects in Texas

The Department of Homeland Security plans to terminate all remaining border wall projects in the Border Patrol’s Laredo and Rio Grande Valley Sectors. The projects have been paused since January as the agency pondered a final determination to cancel the projects or allow some to continue. The decision brings finality to all remaining projects in South Texas.

The Department of Homeland Security plans to terminate all remaining border wall projects in the Border Patrol’s Laredo and Rio Grande Valley Sectors. The projects have been paused since January as the agency pondered a final determination to cancel the projects or allow some to continue. The decision brings finality …