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Border Control just got shadier

Border Control just got shadier

Dawson Fagan, Opinion Editor

February 11, 2020

The Trump administration has designated Customs and Border Patrol as a “security agency,” a new classification that exempts CBP from the Office of Personnel Management’s disclosure policy and allows them to redact information in Freedom of Information Act requests. CBP now has augmented secrecy privi...

Border Patrol’s campus visit causes controversy

Photos courtesy of Viktoria Zerda

Alex Birnel

April 27, 2016

“They mentioned gathering up illegals at UTSA and sending them off in a van,” says senior Anthropology major Viktoria Zerda. “They said it in a joking manner.” She is referring to an exchange she and another student had with agents of the U.S. Border Patrol last week. The agents were tabling in the McKinney Humanities Building to recruit U...