Ryan Devereaux, The Intercept

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Past articles by Ryan:

Was Yellowstone’s Deadliest Wolf Hunt in 100 Years an Inside Job?

A veteran ranger who killed a park wolf claims he’s the target of a “witch hunt.” → Read More

Facing Months in Prison, Indigenous Activist Goes to Trial for Protesting Trump’s Wall

Amber Ortega was arrested for blocking construction on sacred lands in southern Arizona. She now faces trial in Tucson. → Read More

Border Patrol Launches Militarized Raid of Borderlands Humanitarian Aid Camp

For the second time in two years, Border Patrol launched a raid against No More Deaths within days of the group releasing embarrassing information about the agency. → Read More

Before Portland, Trump’s Shock Troops Went After Border Activists

The purported threat of antifa was long used to justify militarized targeting of immigration activists. Now it’s being used against protesters in Portland. → Read More

Leaked Documents Show Police Knew Far-Right Extremists Were the Real Threat at Protests, Not “Antifa”

An analysis of leaked law enforcement documents reveals an obsession with “antifa” despite evidence of threats of violence to police and protesters. → Read More

Trump Is Blowing Up a National Monument in Arizona to Make Way for the Border Wall

“A historically significant area is going to be changed irreparably. You’re never going to be able to put it back together.” → Read More

“We Are Still Here”: Native Activists in Arizona Resist Trump’s Border Wall

In the heart of the Sonoran Desert, a coalition of borderlands residents are fighting to preserve sacred lands. → Read More

Everything So Far Has Failed: Why Exxon Mobil Is Being Taken to Court Over Climate Change

A New York trial marks the first in a wave of court cases seeking to hold the fossil fuel industry to account for the climate emergency. → Read More

How an Occupy ICE Activist and DACA Recipient Was Deported for Tweeting

An undocumented teenager protesting Trump’s deportation regime got deported by ICE. The FBI helped. → Read More

The Unraveling of the Conspiracy Case Against No More Deaths Volunteer Scott Warren

The trial became a mirror, reflecting a country deeply divided on the moral and legal questions raised by its border enforcement strategies. → Read More

Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost Was a Member of Secret Facebook Group

Two months before her appointment as chief of the Border Patrol, Carla Provost posted in the “I’m 10-15” Facebook group. → Read More

Border Patrol Agents Tried to Delete Racist and Obscene Facebook Posts. We Archived Them.

Border Patrol agents quickly began deleting racist and violent posts after the existence of their private Facebook group was reported. → Read More

Felony Trial of No More Deaths Volunteer Scott Warren Ends in Mistrial

The felony trial of border-based humanitarian aid activist Scott Warren ended in a hung jury. → Read More

“The Fourth Amendment Doesn’t Apply Here” — U.S. Border Guards Arrest Arizona Immigrant Rights Volunteer

U.S. border officials arrested a human rights advocate, denying her access to an attorney when she accompanied an asylum-seeker to a border crossing. → Read More

Homeland Security Used a Private Intelligence Firm to Monitor Family Separation Protests

LookingGlass Cyber Solutions, a Virginia-based firm, gathered information on more than 600 family separation demonstrations across the country. → Read More

The U.S. Targeted Journalists on the Border. Two Senators Want to Know Why.

There were nearly a dozen categories of individuals catalogued in the government’s secret list of border troublemakers. Revealed last week in documents obtained by an NBC News investigative team in San Diego, the list included 13 “organizers,” eight “instigators,” and 10 journalists with varying descriptions. There was a “lawyer,” an “associate,” and an individual described as “suspected… → Read More

ICE Courthouse Arrests in New York Increased 1,700 Percent Under Trump

The courthouse operations have been coupled with increased reports of ICE agents using physical force to take undocumented immigrants into custody. → Read More

Arizona Judge in No More Deaths Case Had Secret Talks With Federal Prosecutors

The humanitarian group No More Deaths has been at the center of a Trump administration crackdown on aid work for migrants in southern Arizona. → Read More

ICE Arrests At New York City Courthouses Are Increasing — This Video Captures One

ICE arrests of immigrants at or near New York City courthouses have spiked dramatically in recent months. → Read More

Like the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Trump’s “Operation Faithful Patriot” is Running on Bad Intel

Trump's military campaign to secure the mid-term elections, Operation Faithful Patriot, has a lot in common with the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. → Read More