US agents tried to deport man 'because he looked Mexican'

Two US border agents have been reprimanded, but not fired, after attempting to force an injured man across the US-Mexico border without determining his identity, nationality or getting him medical attention.

    Two US border agents have been reprimanded for trying to illegally force an injured man across the border into Mexico. The officers made no attempt to identify him and offered no medical assistance - a violation of international treaties.

    Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds reports from Los Angeles.


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