Migrants Run As Texas National Guard Shoots Pepper at Them

By Ian Banks | May 30, 2024

Venezuelan parents

Migrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border in El Paso faced distress as the Texas National Guard fired pepper balls at them. 

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Video footage showed a guardsman targeting migrants with pepper-spray projectiles, including Venezuelan parents shielding their one-year-old daughter. 

The incident

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The incident raised safety concerns and fear among the affected families.