border patrol http://kuow.org en Border Agency Chief Opens Up About Deadly Force Cases http://kuow.org/post/border-agency-chief-opens-about-deadly-force-cases The new commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection says he is reviewing scores of incidents in which agents have used deadly force.<p>R. Gil Kerlikowske made that statement during an exclusive interview with NPR's <em>Morning Edition</em>. It was his first extended conversation about controversial incidents in which the Border Patrol has killed civilians without apparent accountability. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:03:00 +0000 Steve Inskeep 38490 at http://kuow.org Border Agency Chief Opens Up About Deadly Force Cases Crossing The Desert: Why Brenda Wanted Border Patrol To Find Her http://kuow.org/post/crossing-desert-why-brenda-wanted-border-patrol-find-her It's hard enough to drive through the Arizona desert, where the sun is harsh and the distances immense. This is the story of people who walk it.<p>In particular, it's the story of Brenda, who asked us to use only her first name. She told us yet another of the unbelievable stories you hear in the Borderland.<p>We met her in Nogales, Sonora, on the northern border of Mexico opposite Arizona. Thu, 27 Mar 2014 06:58:00 +0000 Steve Inskeep 31363 at http://kuow.org Crossing The Desert: Why Brenda Wanted Border Patrol To Find Her Border Patrol To Share Records About Olympic Peninsula Traffic Stops http://kuow.org/post/border-patrol-share-records-about-olympic-peninsula-traffic-stops <p>Civil rights attorneys in Seattle will get reports of all US Border Patrol traffic stops on the Olympic Peninsula for the next 18 months.</p><p>That&rsquo;s one of the settlement terms announced Tuesday in a lawsuit that alleged agents racially profiled people they pulled over.</p><p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 16:52:16 +0000 Liz Jones 20937 at http://kuow.org Border Patrol To Share Records About Olympic Peninsula Traffic Stops Border Patrol To Stop Acting As Interpreters For Local Police http://kuow.org/post/border-patrol-stop-acting-interpreters-local-police <p>When a police officer needs to question someone in Spanish, or any other language, they can no longer use US Border Patrol agents as interpreters. This change in federal policy comes after a group of attorneys and the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) in Seattle filed a complaint earlier this year.&nbsp;</p><p> Sat, 15 Dec 2012 01:13:44 +0000 Liz Jones 5157 at http://kuow.org Border Patrol To Stop Acting As Interpreters For Local Police