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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Agents Used Racial Slurs in Messages with U.S. Border Patrol Agents
By Unicorn Riot
By Unicorn Riot
TUCSON -- The racial slurs of federal agents on the US Mexico border are exposed in court documents in the court case against Dr. Scott Warren, and even go so far as to the provide the location of one humanitarian aid worker's home, Unicorn Riot exposed today.
In this set of documents, the targeting of humanitarian workers began in 2017.
"Court documents expose text messages between multiple federal officers using racist slurs when referring to migrants and at one point even going as far as to share the location of a humanitarian aid workers’ home," Unicorn Riot reports.
" 80-pages of court documents highlight a conversation between Border Patrol and Fish and Wildlife Officers which reveals the racist nature of federal officers involved in tracking the human rights volunteers. In one text message, Officer Marquez asks Officer Bissel to let them know if “anymore bean droppers come around.” In another text, Officer Burns tells two other federal agents that he sees “2 toncs at the house”, referring to individuals he assumes have entered the country illegally."
"The documents detail text messages between multiple federal agents about a report on the local nightly news exposing Border Patrol 'vandalism to their water drop sites.' In recent years, federal agents have been exposed sabotaging water drops multiple times by cameras hidden by humanitarian group, No More Deaths."
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