Tag: Customs and Border Protection (US)

Man Admits He Tried to Smuggle 2 Men Into US Into a Coffin

A Texas man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to attempting to smuggle two men from Mexico into the country in a flag-draped coffin, a crime that federal prosecutors said had been uncovered by a couple of U.S. Border Patrol employees who happened to be military veterans and sensed that something was amiss. The man, Zachary Taylor […]

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Democrats in Congress Seek Review of Teams Within the Border Patrol

WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats on Monday called for a review of secretive teams within the U.S. Border Patrol that have multiple roles, including protecting agents against potential civil liability. Ten committee and subcommittee chairs in the House and Senate requested that the Government Accountability Office look into the teams, after recent questions from lawmakers to […]

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