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A Border Patrol isn't facing charges over a migrant's killing. What this says about immigration

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 10:53am
Updated: Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 2:41pm
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Earlier this year, Mexican migrant Carmelo Cruz Marcos was shot and killed by U.S. Border Patrol Agent Kendrek Staheli. According to a witness, Staheli had screamed at Cruz Marcos that “this is America, motherf-cker.” Another layer to the story that is concerning to some was the presence of one of the Border Patrol’s Critical Incident Teams.

A couple of weeks ago, the Cochise County Attorney’s Office decided it wouldn’t bring any charges against agent Staheli.

Ryan Devereaux is an investigative reporter for the Intercept.

The Show spoke with him to learn about the story he wrote about the killing of Cruz Marcos.

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