In an interview with Newsweek, DHS Acting Seputy Secretary Ken Cuccinelli said believes racial injustice is a problem in the U.S., but that federal officers were right to crack down on "violent agitators."
Mordan is the second border agent from the El Paso sector to die while on duty this year.
While the government's eminent domain powers are generally unreserved, the orphanage will have an opportunity to contest the amount of compensation.
"The decision is certainly consistent with what my understanding of the [law] is," one legal expert told Newsweek.
"We know the FBI is looking at it," said National Border Patrol Council President Brandon Judd.
The Department of Homeland Security lashed out at the doctors on Tuesday, branding them "radical political activists."
"This disgusting sexual predator event was documented in great detail," said James Tomsheck, the former assistant commissioner for internal affairs with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency.
"He thought he was going to kill me. I felt the death," said Antolín López Aguilar.
"I just thought, this was one guy… The whole agency can't be like this," said former Border Patrol agent Jenn Budd. "It didn't occur to me that it was systemic."
Boy was found with bags of meth with a street value of more than $106,000 near the Otay Mesa Port of Entry border.
"Garcia-Garcia stated she had resorted to prostitution because of difficulty obtaining legitimate employment due to being transgender and (an undocumented immigrant)."
"Immigration enforcement just took the woman under custody after grossly violating her privacy while in emergency treatment," said Thomas Kennedy, the political director of the Florida Immigrant Coalition.
"We have no idea of the actual extent of corruption, because this is just from the reported cases," said David Jancsics, a sociologist at San Diego State University.
"We're doing everything we can to ensure the well-being of these children, pending their deportation proceedings," Brandon Judd said.
A leisurely swim on Sunday by Mexican families turned into an altercation with U.S. Border Patrol agents, who fired pepper-spray bullets at the swimmers.
"Again, I don't know the background of what her grandmother or relatives were," CBP Chief of Law Enforcement Operations Brian S. Hastings said.
"It's a communicable disease under the guidance," said Brian Hastings, who serves as chief of law enforcement at the Border Patrol.
"I just want to be really clear here. I don't want children in my facilities," Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost told Congress.
"I felt my son is in the hands of a bad man," the mother told The Washington Post.
Seventy current and former employees are under investigation for "alleged inappropriate social media activity," according to the Customs and Border Protection agency.
On Friday, Pence toured a Border Patrol processing center in McAllen, Texas, that a pool reporter described as squalid and unsanitary.
"ICE is telling us there's not enough beds, yet we know there are empty facilities," Escobar said on Friday morning.
"The bottom line is the Agency may bring discipline against an employee who posts offensive messages on a social media page where there is nexus to the Agency workplace," an official wrote.
The migrant was clearly upset by the incident, said the agent in his email. But hen the agent reported the incident to a senior official in charge of the center, no action was taken, he said.
President Donald Trump on Friday said that he thinks Border Patrol does "a great job" operating its facilities on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Investigations are underway after a Facebook page with CBP staff making crude comments about migrants was discovered. Still, the top Senate Democrat says that it won't be enough.
Trump supporters seeking to normalize concentration camps have no mandate to get offended on our behalf when the obvious comparison is made.
"Right now, what we have is a system that's breaking down, and when that happens it is ultimately the kids who are hurt the most," said Democratic Representative Diana DeGette of Colorado.
Foul play is not suspected for the service member found near the Arizona town of Ajo on Sunday.
Border Patrol agents found the bodies of two infants, a toddler and a 20-year-old woman, according to local law enforcement in Hidalgo County.