Daily Archives: November 29, 2018

For migrants in Tijuana, seeking asylum in U.S. starts with a worn notebook

More than 5,000 names are inscribed in a worn notebook, one for each migrant waiting here for asylum — a list that has grown exponentially since the caravan arrived. ...

Trump Administration ‘Quietly Resumes’ Family Separations at the Border, Says Report

The Trump administration has “quietly resumed” separating migrant families at the border, according to ProPublica, just months after the president signed an order to keep parents and kids together. ...

Justice Dept. to appeal order temporarily blocking new asylum restrictions

The Department of Justice said Tuesday that it plans to appeal a temporary restraining order issued last week that blocks the government from categorically denying asylum to those who enter the US between official ports ...

A Damning New Memo Reveals How the Trump Administration Is Failing Migrant Children

The HHS inspector general report called attention to “serious safety and health vulnerabilities” at the Tornillo facility. KANYAKRIT VONGKIATKAJORNNOVEMBER 27, 2018 6:43 PM The Tornillo facility in Texas.US Department ...

Migrant Mother Sues U.S. for $60M After ICE-Detained Child Died Weeks After Release

“Mariee died just months before her 2nd birthday because ICE and others charged with her medical care neglected to provide the most basic standard of care as her condition rapidly deteriorated and her mother Yazmin plead ...

The US has made migrants at the border wait months to apply for asylum. Now the dam is breaking.

By limiting the number of asylum seekers allowed to come legally, Trump made his own immigration crisis. ...

Tear gas: ‘Harsh, terrifying’ and legal to use on civilians (and immigrants)

The images of immigrant mothers and their young children choking on tear gas at the U.S.-Mexican border become even more jarring with this realization: The use of this chemical weapon is not allowed in warfare. ...

AN IMMIGRANT JOURNALIST FACES DEPORTATION AS ICE CRACKS DOWN ON ITS CRITICS

Over the last year, a handful of activists from New York to Washington state have found themselves in the crosshairs of ICE. In some cases, like Duran’s, they’d had little to no contact with the agency for years, then fo ...

KILLING ASYLUM: HOW DECADES OF U.S. POLICY RAVAGED CENTRAL AMERICA

THE WORLD WATCHED in horror last weekend as U.S. border patrol agents opened fire with tear gas on a group of refugees seeking asylum in the United States. ...

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