u.s. customs and border protection

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, an International Biosphere Reserve along the U.S.-Mexico border, where some park rangers from around the West have been deployed to boost law enforcement.
National Park Service

The Trump Administration is continuing to deploy park rangers at the U.S.-Mexico border to help with enforcement. And while national parks and other public lands in the West are feeling the effects, it’s unclear just how much.

Alexa Ard

 

 Reno-Tahoe International Airport has filed a complaint with U.S. customs officials over the treatment of a 15-year-old Mexican girl who was allegedly detained for hours without a chance to contact her family. [Note: This story has been updated with a written response from U.S. Customs and Border Protection.]

Airport officials say the girl was questioned for five hours last month after she flew to Reno from Guadalajara, Mexico.