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Texas Border Patrol Chase Ends in Crash, 5 Immigrants Killed

20 June 2018
Texas Border Patrol Chase Ends in Crash, 5 Immigrants Killed

Critics of the immigration policies say that the American immigration officials have shown no plan that outlines the methods which will be used to reunite the families once the parents are persecuted for their "illegal border crossing". "It's very rare that a day goes by where we don't get into a chase", he said.

Several Central American children separated from parents at the southern USA border are heard desperately sobbing and wailing in a recording released Monday by transparency group ProPublica, some so hard they nearly can not breathe.

"And then my mom can come as soon as possible", the girl is heard saying.

Five illegal immigrants died in a vehicle crash while trying to flee from Border Patrol agents and Texas Department of Public Safety authorities during a suspected smuggling attempt in South Texas Sunday afternoon, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

Inconsolable children calling for their parents can be heard in the audio obtained by ProPublica.

In San Diego, Rep. Juan Vargas and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus were leading members of Congress on a visit Monday to several immigration detention facilities. She then sent it to ProPublica.

Agents initially thought the 4-year-old was younger, in part because she wasn't talking or communicating with anyone.

U.S. Border Patrol agents stopped three vehicles for an immigration inspection - a 2013 Tahoe, a 2007 Suburban, and a 2008 Tahoe - as the vehicles traveled in a convoy between El Indio and Carrizo Springs, Texas.

The voices and faces of the Central American children separated from their parents at the USA border with Mexico are now emerging, lending a heart-rending human element to the debate over President Donald Trump's controversial "zero-tolerance policy" towards illegal immigrants.

Harbury told CBS News that the person who provided the tape to her is a person known to her and is of "impeccable integrity".

More than 2,000 children stopped at the U.S. "She's a child. How can they treat her this way?"

Another 500 were "family units", parents and children. The Agency added that the incident is now being investigated by Homeland Security Investigations, the US Border Patrol, Texas Department of Public Safety, Dimmit County Sheriff's Office, and Customs and Border Protection's Office of Professional Responsibility.

"McCain says the policy is" an affront to the decency of the American people" and contrary to principles and values that America was founded on.

The audio of the ten children is just a tiny percentage of what is happening at the United States border.