U.S. border agents have long been criticized for abuses along the Mexican border, but there’s trouble up north too. Officers stationed on the U.S.-Canada border are under fire for racially profiling and harassing people of color. Dena Takruri speaks to the latest people to blow the whistle – officers within Customs and Border Protection
Jenn Budd is a former senior U.S. Border Patrol agent turned migrant rights activist. She spoke to Dena Takruri about what she calls a racist, sexist and corrupt culture inside the agency.
Dena Takruri went on a ride-along with Border Patrol agents on the U.S.-Mexico border to get a firsthand look at how people who have just crossed into the U.S. experience their first encounter with U.S. law enforcement.