The Harris County sheriff has been overshadowed by more-vocal Houston officials, but he’s earned a reputation as an effective reformer.
As the coronavirus first spread throughout the Texas's ICE facilities, migrants grew increasingly desperate for release.
“There’s Been Absolutely No Change in Procedure”: ICE Detention Facilities Are Not Prepared for the Coronavirus
In Texas’s ICE facilities, immigrants remain in close quarters and sanitizer is running short. Advocates worry a COVID-19 outbreak could be severe.
Weighing Just 107 Pounds and at Risk of Death, an Asylum Seeker on Hunger Strike Finally Gets His Freedom
After 76 days on hunger strike and almost a year in detention, Ajay Kumar has been released from ICE custody in El Paso.
A project by local activists has many drivers raising their heads.
At a hearing on Friday, the El Paso doctor said force-feeding was considered medically unethical, but that ICE's rules required her to do it.
Four Indian men have refused to eat since July 8 in hopes of being released on bonds while awaiting deportation hearings.
A secret Facebook group full of racist memes includes the head of Border Patrol, Elizabeth Warren promises sweeping reform, and the acting head of Homeland Security contradicts the agency's own watchdog.
“We’re definitely seeing a race to the bottom in terms of the dehumanization of immigrants,” the lawyer said.
The acting Border Patrol chief steps down as migrant children go without soap or toothpaste and bodies are found along the Rio Grande.
Immigration officials have resumed the much-criticized practice of keeping people outdoors for weeks to relieve dangerous overcrowding.
In their first interview with the press, the two Indian nationals say the force-feeding process was dehumanizing and painful.
“It’s really out of control. It’s bad,” said one official of the surge in families streaming across the border.
Amid what Border Patrol calls an unsustainable influx, Sister Norma’s Humanitarian Respite Center and its wide network of volunteers continue to provide for all who come through its doors.
In an extraordinary hearing that involved public and private testimony, a federal judge expressed legal support for the practice of force-feeding.
Eleven asylum seekers detained by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement El Paso field office have gone on hunger strikes to protest their lengthy detention and what they view as inhumane treatment. Several who have been on a hunger strike for more than a month are being force-fed by ICE. The
As the government contends with 500 children who remain in government facilities, nightmarish tales are emerging of aborted reunifications.
Unprecedented ICE access to ORR data turns safe placement screening into a mechanism for immigration enforcement, officials and activists say.
The conference was called out on Twitter by an artist who posted excerpts from their contract.
Do sheriffs have to comply with sanctuary city regulations?