Immigrants are being denied medical care, strip-searched and threatened at six ICE detention facilities, a new watchdog report finds.
Border Patrol work is a complicated affair for Mexican American families, bringing with it questions of allegiance and identity.
U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro: “The United States should not be a place where children seeking life-sustaining medical care are at risk of apprehension.”
Jane Doe said in a statement: “People I don’t even know are trying to make me change my mind. I made my decision and that is between me and God.”
The ruling is the first test of a Trump administration policy of denying abortion access for immigrant minors in federally funded shelters.
The latest deadline sets up yet another showdown between the Trump administration and local authorities over immigration enforcement.
“The government may not want to facilitate abortion, but it cannot block it. It is doing that here,” the federal judge also writes in her ruling.
“This would continue the trend of this administration’s giveaways to the private prison industry at the expense of immigrants,” one advocate says.
Nine pregnant women were detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for as long as three months, according to the complaint.
President Donald Trump’s border wall is coming a little bit closer to reality, as U.S. Customs and Border Protection announces its chosen contractors.