US stops using horses in border ops after outcry over Haiti migrants

//US stops using horses in border ops after outcry over Haiti migrants

US stops using horses in border ops after outcry over Haiti migrants

The US Border Patrol halted using horses in migrant operations around Del Rio, Texas, the White House said on Thursday, after embarrassing photographs suggested mistreatment of Haitian border-crossers.Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas “conveyed to civil rights leaders earlier this morning that we would no longer be using horses in Del Rio”, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said.The move came after media photographs and video footage on Monday showed Border Patrol horsemen…

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