June 10, 2021

“A woman from Mexico and her four children, one of whom is a U.S. citizen, presented themselves at the port
of entry and asked for asylum. The officers present informed them that they had to come to KBI to be
granted asylum, when an NGO clearly has no such authority. Unbelievably, this is only one of multiple
instances in which US authorities have told asylum seekers to come to KBI for asylum.”

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

Sector(s): Border-Wide

Agency(ies): CBP

Event Type(s): Lying or Deliberate Misleading

Accountability Status: No steps taken