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Tornillo: detention site for migrant children to close amid safety fears

Tornillo temporary detention facility in west Texas that has housed thousands of migrant children Read more >

The Scott Warren Case is Part of a Crackdown on Aid to Migrants

[Jan. 11, 2019] He offered food, water, and clothing to migrants on a deadly stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border. Now he’s facing twenty years in prison. Humanitarian groups fear the situation will only get worse. Read more >

Trump Takes Government Workers Hostage to Demand Border Wall Funding

Interview with Catherine Tactaquin, executive director of the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, conducted by Scott Harris Read more >

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ICE Might Be Violating Federal Law By Keeping Immigrants Detained During The Shutdown

A lengthy government shutdown over border wall funding has potentially put Immigration and Customs Enforcement at risk of violating a more than 100-year-old law that could not only require the release of “non-dangerous” individuals in the agency’s custody but also stop it from continuing to arrest and detain certain people, according to former senior ICE officials and experts.
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22 immigrants died in ICE detention centers during the past 2 years

The 22 immigrants who died in the nation's sprawling network of detention centers over the past two years came to the United States from countries as far-flung as Vietnam, and as close as Mexico. Some had been longtime legal residents, arriving as refugees or students. Others were recent asylum seekers. Many were young — half were not yet 45 years old. Read more >

Washington Trained Guatemala’s Mass Murderers—and the Border Patrol Played a Role

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