Militarizing the Border Patrol

Carol Nagenast

On the evening of September 27, 1998, Border Patrol agents shot and killed a man who was attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border near San Ysidro, California. According to the federal agents at the scene, the victim and two other men ran from the immigration officers on the U.S. side of the border.

Tags: US immigration, US-Mexico border, militarization, border patrol, violence

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