June 3, 2021

“One woman who traveled with her son and nephews said that the Border Patrol agent who found them yelled
at them aggressively, refused to let them speak at all, and threatened to hand them over to the police when
they tried to speak after she told them to “shut up.” They were also denied food while in custody.”

Source: Kino Border Initiative, “June 10 Update From KBI”, June 2021.

Sector(s): Tucson

Agency(ies): Border Patrol

Event Type(s): Abusive Language, Denial of Food or Water

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