SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - The U.S. Border Patrol has ordered an investigation of allegations by agents in Southern California that they were given arrest quotas and threatened with punishment if they failed to meet them.
El Centro's chief patrol agent, Jeffrey Calhoon, says he learned on Monday that the patrol agent in charge of the agency's Riverside station gave agents numerical goals for how many suspected illegal immigrants they should arrest in January.
Calhoon says he has ordered a probe into whether agents were told they would be punished if they failed to meet this target.
Agents in Riverside say they were told their work shifts would be changed if the station didn't arrest at least 150 suspected illegal immigrants in January.
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