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The Border’s Long Shadow: How Border Patrol Uses Racial Profiling and Local and State Police to Instill Fear in Michigan’s Immigrant Communities

by Ann Mullen; Curt Guyette; Dan Korobkin; Dana Chicklas; Eman Hubbard; Geoff Boyce; Julio Cazares; Kimberly Buddin; Miriam Aukerman; Monica Andrade-Fannon; Rana Elmir; Samuel Chambers

Mar 25, 2021

This groundbreaking report exposes how Border Patrol, an agency within U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), uses racial profiling to target immigrants from Latin America and other people of color throughout Michigan. The report also reveals how Border Patrol colludes with state and local police agencies to target, arrest, and deport immigrants, many of whom are longtime Michigan residents.