The luggage was unaccompanied on an international flight re-entering the U.S. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is now in possession of the skull.
Six weeks ago, DHS promised a quick investigation into images of Border Patrol agents on horses menacing Haitian migrants at the border. Critics say the discipline system needs an overhaul.
Many green card holders are still stuck outside of the country, worried about returning to their lives in the U.S. because of broad disruptions to the immigration system during the pandemic.
The decision rolls back a Trump administration practice of seizing people who were in courthouses for reasons unrelated to their immigration status.
An overwhelmed Border Patrol realized it did not have enough officers trained to care for vulnerable detainees in its custody, so it created a new position: processing coordinator.
Some of the $112 million Congress approved last year for humanitarian assistance for migrants was spent instead on dirt bikes and dog food.