July 1, 2019

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Secret US Border Patrol hate group exposed on Facebook (TRISTAN GREENE, 7/01/19, Next Web)

Investigative journalist A.C. Thompson from ProPublica today exposed a secret Facebook group for US Border Patrol agents full of racist and misogynistic comments and memes, including calls for violent action against immigrants and Democrats.

The group, called "I'm 10-15," a reference to the Border Patrol code for "officer in custody of alien," has over 9,500 members and began in 2016. According to its introduction page it exists to serve as a Facebook "family" for Border Patrol agents:

Per the ProPublica report, agents on numerous occasions engaged in commentary or shared memes illustrating a community-wide hatred for undocumented immigrants, liberals, and Democrats.



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