“We used to look at things through the totality of the circumstances when it came to a removal order — that’s out the window. I don’t know that there’s that appreciation of the entire realm of what we’re doing. It’s not just the person we’re removing. It’s their entire family. People say, ‘Well, they put themselves in this position because they came illegally.’ I totally understand that. But you have to remember that our job is not to judge. The problem is that now there are lots of people who feel free to feel contempt.” From The New Yorker: An Ice agent speaks out.

+ “After fetching water, the employee called police, who found eight dead bodies and dozens struggling for their lives in the back of the sweltering 18-wheeler.” LA Times: Ruthless human smugglers blamed for deaths of at least 9 people left in a truck in 100-degree Texas heat