Timeline for entries tagged “Ports of Entry”

A chronology of events related to U.S. border governance and migration

May 10, 2020

  • DHS and the Department of Justice announce they will not give out new paperwork at ports of entry until June 8. Instead, immigrants with hearing dates before June 22 should present themselves at a port of entry one month after the date most recently given to them. Even then, it is not clear what will happen next to their cases.

Tags: Immigration Courts, Migration, Ports of Entry, Public Health

February 19, 2020

  • CBP officer Esaul Bello pleads guilty to deprivation of rights under color of law for using unreasonable force and performing an unreasonable seizure during an inspection at the port of entry in Calexico. As part of his misdemeanor plea agreement, Bello resigned and gave up his security clearance. He is now awaiting sentencing, which could result in up to a year in prison and a $100,000 fine.

Tags: Crimes Against Migrants, Human Rights, Organizational Culture, Ports of Entry