Stories tagged: "detention centers"

Rep. Joaquín Castro: ‘Biden Inherited an Asylum System Left in Shambles by Trump’

The visit to Carrizo Springs, Texas, was led by Rep. Joaquín Castro and included House Democrat Reps. Pete Aguilar, Ilhan Omar, Barbara Lee, Jimmy Panetta, Jennifer Wexton, and Rashida Tlaib.

Homeland Security Has Six Weeks to Hand Over COVID-19 Records

"DHS is not above the law. COVID-19 is killing people in ICE custody," said Nicole Elizabeth Ramos, an attorney with Al Otro Lado.

These Latino Lawmakers Visited a Detention Center in Texas. What They Saw Horrified Them.

Meet the Latino representatives urging ICE to release immigrants from detention centers to prevent further spread of COVID-19.

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ICE Is Transferring Detainees From Facility to Facility Without Testing Them for COVID-19

The agency has been moving detainees who are asymptomatic but may be carrying COVID-19, immigration officials admitted during a federal court hearing.

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Salvadoran Man Becomes First ICE Detainee to Die From Coronavirus

Carlos Ernesto Escobar Mejia and his sisters came from El Salvador with their mother in 1980 during the country’s civil war, and he was the only one unable to obtain a green card.