Tag: Tucson

August 1, 2020

August 1, 2020
Photo source: Tweet from No More Deaths @NoMoreDeaths

Caption: “Border Patrol and BORTAC arrested people receiving care and ransacked the humanitarian aid station, ripping apart tents and destroying medical supplies. This morning during clean up, volunteers also saw that agents had disconnected the power to the well, the only water source on the property of the remote desert camp.”

Tags: Border Patrol, Humanitarian aid, Organizational Culture, Tucson

May 14, 2020

May 14, 2020
  • In Tucson, Arizona, Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf tells reporters that painting the new border wall would protect it from rust and the elements, prolonging its “useful life” of about 30 years. Wolf did not address the cost of the potential project, which could range from $500 million to $3 billion.

Tags: Fencing, Tucson

April 13, 2020

April 13, 2020
  • Two pickup trucks disguised to look like vehicles associated with border construction are stopped by Border Patrol agents in Arizona. CBP finds 16 people in one truck and 4 in the other. The 20 migrants had paid $1,000 each to be smuggled to Tucson. 

Tags: Fencing, Migration, Smuggling, Tucson