Border Patrol Agents as Interpreters Along the Northern Border: Unwise Policy, Illegal Practice.
American Immigration Council. Immigration Policy Center.
Published: September 2012
This report lays out the problems with border patrol agents serving as translators and make recommendations intended to promote Title VI compliance, maintain the integrity of the U.S. Border Patrol mission on the Northern Border, and protect the rights of immigrants and their families who call the Northern Border home.
immigrants; cultural competency; communication techniques