Aug 5, 2022
The number of criminal referrals sent by the Border Patrol and other Customs and Border Protection officers have recently begun to rise. April 2022 saw the first month in more than two years that such referrals topped the 2,000 mark.
Dr. Austin Kocher is an Assistant Research Professor in the Newhouse School of Public Communication and a researcher with the Transactional Research Access Clearinghouse, a research institute at Syracuse University that uses Freedom of Information Act requests to study the federal government. He joined the podcast to talk about his research about the increase in criminal immigration referrals at the border.