DHS will punish border agents for ‘whipping’ migrants.

According to a report, several horseback border patrol agents accused of “whipping” Haitian refugees last September will be disciplined by the Department of Homeland Security.

A federal source DHS told Fox News in the coming days We will offer disciplinary action against those agents who will then have the opportunity to defend themselves. The charges would be “administrative violations” and not criminal, which agents were cleared of earlier this year.

Images of federal agents on horseback in Del Rio, Texas, on the U.S. border with Mexico, are trying to stop immigrants from entering the country, sparking outrage, especially among many Democratic lawmakers. Happened Some allege that the agents used their long bridle to control the horses as a whip against the immigrants, and an investigation was later launched.

The photographer who took the pictures said that at the time the pictures were “misunderstood” to show that they were abusive.

President Joe Biden was outraged by the incident and vowed to suffer the consequences.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers try to stop Haitian immigrants as they travel from Ciudad Acuna to Del Rio on the Rio Grande.
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In Rio Grande, Texas, a U.S. border patrol agent uses a bridle to stop a Haitian refugee on horseback.
In Rio Grande, Texas, a U.S. border patrol agent uses a bridle to stop a Haitian refugee on horseback.
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“It was horrible what you saw, what you saw – seeing people behaving like them, the horses are almost running on them and the people are strapped. It’s outrageous. I promise you, they People will pay, “Biden said a few days later.

Agents were removed from their normal duties and were barred from contacting immigrants.

    A U.S. border patrol agent is seen on horseback using a bridle to prevent Haitian immigrants from entering the camp.
A U.S. border patrol agent is seen on horseback using a bridle to prevent Haitian immigrants from entering the camp.
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