The Need for an Accountable Border Patrol

José Antonio Elena Rodríguez’s grandmother, Taide Elena, visits her grandson’s memorial almost daily. Credit Samantha Sais for The New York Times


José Antonio Elena Rodríguez was 16 when he was gunned down on a street in Nogales, Mexico, in October 2012. He was shot several times in the back by a United States Border Patrol agent, firing through the fence from Nogales, Ariz. The boy was unarmed; his family said he had been walking home from a basketball game.

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