“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
In El Paso, Immigrants Reunited With Their Small Children Tell Their Stories of Detention, Separation, and Release
Among the revelations: Families were separated despite legal entry, and at least one child said he was hit by a caregiver.
Unprecedented ICE access to ORR data turns safe placement screening into a mechanism for immigration enforcement, officials and activists say.
Federal law allows immigrants to step into United States and claim asylum; agents are physically preventing them from doing so.
Immigrant advocates are concerned about the directive, which reverses an Obama-era policy.