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Internal investigation confirms Border Patrol failures leading up to 16-year-old’s death on cell floor

A government investigation into the 2019 death of a Guatemalan teenager in Border Patrol custody has found serious problems with the agency’s handling of sick detainees and broader problems with care in a detainee system that at the time was overwhelmed with migrants.... Read more»

New report shows 'deeply troubling failures' by Border Patrol in boy’s death, key congressional leader says

A new report details “deeply troubling failures” by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in the 2019 death of a Guatemalan boy in the agency’s custody, including the creation of false records suggesting he was monitored during the night.... Read more»