Yes, but how is this relevant in the bigger narrative?
See also: http://www.projectcensored.org/10-culture-cruelty-along-mexico-us-border/
"Migrants crossing the Mexico–US border not only face dangers posed by an unforgiving desert but also abuse at the hands of the US Border Patrol.
During their journey through the desert, migrants risk dehydration, starvation, exhaustion, and the possibility of being threatened and robbed.
Unfortunately, the dangers continue if they come in contact with the Border Patrol.
In “A Culture of Cruelty,” the organization No More Deaths revealed human rights violations by the US Border Patrol including limiting or denying migrants water and food, verbal and physical abuse, and failing to provide necessary medical attention.
Female migrants face additional violations including sexual abuse, according to No More Deaths. As Erika L. Sánchez reported, “Dehumanization of immigrants is actually part of the Border Patrol’s institutional culture. Instances of misconduct are not aberrations, but common practice.”
The Border Patrol has denied any wrongdoing and has not been held responsible for these abuses.
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