FOIA Number: DHS-CBP-21-0604

FOIA to DHS Regarding Allegations that CBP Staged a Human Trafficking Incident Filmed by CNN

April 27, 2021
FOIA request to U.S. Customs and Border Protection seeking communications related to CNN footage purportedly showing a human trafficker ferrying migrants across the Rio Grande at an area of the river controlled by CBP. A former border patrol agent has since claimed that the event may have been staged for the media.