The Border Patrol and False Confessions

Who exactly is this border patrol agent? It’s not the first time they’ve played prison camp style interrogator and psychologically broken people into signing a false confession, while using lies, violations under the color of law, etc. It seems there are some imbalanced people working

Yet another American born citizen comes under the wrath of this unnamed agent.
They kidnapped her driver license and birth certificate. She’s been unable to enter the US and stuck in Mexico for 3 months.

http://www.brownsvilleherald.com/articles/hours-140955-customs-vazquez.html

Vazquez’s story is not uncommon, some immigration lawyers say.
They say she joins a number of U.S. citizens stuck on the other side of the border after they falsely denied their citizenship during intense questioning.
“They were under so much stress that they were willing to do whatever to get out of that situation,” stated Diez, who said he has several similar cases pending.
Diez said he has numerous clients who were questioned for hours without food, water or the chance to contact an attorney. Some were subjected to threats and taunts, he said.

AND

Trinidad Muraira de Castro, a Mexican citizen with a border crossing card, tried to enter the U.S. at the B&M International Bridge with her two adult daughters, who are U.S. citizens, and her infant granddaughter, according to court papers.

A CBP officer — the same one listed in Vazquez’s case — separated the family and questioned some of them for 10 hours until one of the daughters said she was born in Mexico to end the interrogation, according to court papers.

The case is still being fought in court.

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/06/03/texas-woman-barred-from-us-after-swearing-is-not-american/?test=latestnews

“…after she was grilled for seven hours when she attempted to re-enter Texas — where she says she was born in Weslaco in 1982.

A petition filed in a US federal court on behalf of Vazquez claims she only signed the statement after a US Customs and Border Protection official seized her Texas driver’s license and US birth certificate and refused to allow her access to a lawyer until she admitted she was not American … .”

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I went to protests and all I got was this lousy surveillance. Proud parking lot naturalist. My Awards: Time Magazine Person of the Year! 2011 Recipient of the distinguished FBI Out-And-About & Home Visit award FBI Associates Program Nominee 2009-2010 County Parks Taxidermy Squirrel recipient 2009-2010 Don’t Eff With Me and I Won’t Eff With You certificate 2010
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2 Responses to The Border Patrol and False Confessions

  1. mikevollm says:

    Thanks for the post & links. I’ll be bringing this one up in Fed Cops & Travel Underground.

    Mike

  2. TripodMA says:

    Hi Mike. You’re welcome and glad you’re going to share the info. There are so many warped people and frightening things that can happen to travelers both within and outside of your home country.
    Sweet forum you have there. Happy to see discussions on photography and brutality issues.

    Take care!

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