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THE POSSIBILITY OF UNITING 11 MILLION

When we talk About Us at UnitedWeStay, we’re including all 11 million of us, who are making our way in this country as we work and search for the fulfillment of its promise with a promise of our own -- to make the U.S. a more diverse, stronger and ultimately greater nation.

Mexican Man Dies in ICE Custody; 10th Since October

ICE says Hernandez had repeatedly crossed the U.S.-Mexico border and voluntarily returned to Mexico eight times. He was most recently taken into ICE's custody in December after he was arrested and jailed for domestic violence at the Hidalgo County Jail. ...

Asylum-Seekers Waiting in Mexico Rarely Find Lawyers

Rep. Nita Lowey, a New York Democrat, told him she watched the video on a small television at a Laredo, Texas, holding facility over fans "so loud that it was very difficult to hear or understand.” Wolf promised to look into it. ...

Staff Working With Immigrant Detainees in the U.S. Test Positive for Coronavirus

"There has probably been more NBA players tested on a single team than all of (the incarcerated) individuals" in the country, he said. "One thing we should do immediately is get people out as soon as possible." ...

Mexico to Let U.S. Return Central American Migrants Caught at Border

Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that Mexico will allow the United States to return to Mexico Central American migrants caught trying to enter the United States illegally at the U.S.-Mexico border.

However, Ebrard noted that Mexico will not permit the United States to send back migrants detained on the joint frontier who are not Mexican or Central American. ...
Suit seeks release of immigrant families due to virus risk

Suit seeks release of immigrant families due to virus risk

Detention centers housing families in Texas and Pennsylvania can’t provide adequate social distancing, lawyers say.

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I Used to Run ICE. We Need to Release the Nonviolent Detainees.

I Used to Run ICE. We Need to Release the Nonviolent Detainees.

It’s the only way to protect detention facilities and the people in them from COVID-19.

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Opinion: Immigration detention centers could be the next pandemic hot spot

Opinion: Immigration detention centers could be the next pandemic hot spot

At the least, the government should not exacerbate the pandemic by needlessly forcing so many people to remain in detention facilities where they cannot maintain safe distances from other people. ...

Staff Working With Immigrant Detainees in the U.S. Test Positive for Coronavirus

"There has probably been more NBA players tested on a single team than all of (the incarcerated) individuals" in the country, he said. "One thing we should do immediately is get people out as soon as possible." ...

Close Immigration Prisons Now

The coronavirus’s quick transmission and deadly track record is likely to worsen inside these institutions.

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