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EXCLUSIVE: Probe into Border Patrol Agents Accused of ‘Whipping’ Migrants Ends – Charging Decision Imminent

A Department of Homeland Security source with knowledge of the case says the CBP Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) has concluded its investigation into the September incident where mounted Border Patrol agents were accused of “whipping” or “strapping” Haitian migrants near Del Rio, Texas. The source notes a final decision on possible criminal charges is imminent from the Justice Department. Several agents are subject to the investigation and remain on administrative duties.

TOPSHOT - United States Border Patrol agents on horseback try to stop Haitian migrants from entering an encampment on the banks of the Rio Grande near the Acuna Del Rio International Bridge in Del Rio, Texas on September 19, 2021. - US law enforcement are attempting to close off crossing …

Watch: Sen. Cruz Grills Border Chief Mayorkas

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) grilled border security chief Alejandro Mayorkas Tuesday about the administration’s failure to guard the nation’s border, or to reduce attacks on economic migrants as they travel towards the partly-open border. 

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