Tuesday, May 15, 2018

CNN Report: Border Patrol failed to count hundreds of migrant deaths on US soil

There have been many posts on ImmigrationProf about the deaths of migrants along the US/Mexico border.  Bob Ortega for CNN has a two-part series (here and here) on how the Border Patrol undercounts the number of deaths -- and thus the death toll of U.S. border enforcement policies.


Volunteer rescue workers found the wallet and identification of Dennis Martinez Nuñez near his remains in Arizona. He had left Honduras four months earlier to find work in the United States. Photo courtesy of CNN


Kate Spradley, a forensic anthropologist in her lab at Texas State University, is trying to identify hundreds of bodies. Each box holds the remains of one person who died migrating to the United States.  Photo courtesy of CNN



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