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Where are people supposed to go…now?

During March of this year, a community organization and shelter we work with in Tenosique, Tabasco in Southern Mexico, La Casa de Migrantes (La 72), received a mother and daughter who were traveling with a male adult. Months earlier, the family had fled Honduras to seek asylum in the United States. However, it was their […]

Haiti COVID-19 Update

Mapping COVID-19 in Haiti As of today, Haiti’s confirmed cases of COVID-19 are currently 43 with another 485 suspected cases awaiting test results. Three people have died. While actual infections may be much higher, as widespread testing is not yet available, certainly things could be worse. The Dominican Republic has over 4,000 confirmed cases and […]

#FreeThemAll…keep the pressure on!

“As the virus spreads like wildfire inside the jail in these uncertain times, one constant remains: our society has ceased seeing the people we lock away in our jails and prisons as human beings.” Alec Karakatsanis, of Civil Rights Corps, representing people held in pre-trial detention in Harris County, TX If one had any doubts […]

ICE detentions are way down this month. That is not all good news.

According to ICE detention statistics, on March 21 ICE was holding just over 38,000 people. On March 28 the number was down to 35,671; by April 4 the number was 33,863. Which means over the last two weeks the number of people in ICE detentions has fallen by 4,200, or just over 11%. As we, […]

Take action: In the middle of global pandemic, ICE deports 61 people to Haiti 

“The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement did not immediately reply to a request for comment,” has become a common line in story after story about the actions of U.S. immigration agencies in the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic. This specific quote is from a Reuters report yesterday concerning the decision of the administration to […]

Mexico’s detention network is human rights disaster – and U.S. policy is making it worse

At all times, and certainly in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, the governments of Mexico and the U.S. must protect the rights of migrants. In the current context of a global pandemic, both governments must halt enforcement actions and deportations, and release people from detention facilities where their lives are endangered by overcrowded and […]

To Contain COVID-19, We Must Tear Down Some Walls

“Viruses know no borders and they don’t care about your ethnicity or the color of your skin or how much money you have in the bank,” Dr. Mike Ryan, executive director of the World Health Organization health emergencies program.  Undoubtedly Dr. Ryan is correct about viruses – presumably viruses have no conscious motives at all, […]

Detention Kills, take action to #FreeThemAll

Another person has died in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Yesterday word came that a man from Honduras died in an apparent suicide while incarcerated at the Karnes County Detention Facility outside of San Antonio, Texas. The man had been detained in mid-February as part of a “family unit.” He applied for asylum […]

Daily Dispatch 12/9/2019: The Profits of Pain

Read more about InAlienable.Support Quixote Center’s InAlienable program! InAlienableDaily Dispatch December 9, 2019 Immigration enforcement costs a lot of money. What this also means is that immigration enforcement is a major source of profit for private companies that receive contracts for everything from deportation flights to tube socks, ankle chains to toothpaste. Literally thousands of companies receive ICE […]

Biden v Trump: When the “lesser of two evils” turns out not to be

Somewhere in this country, Stephen Miller is probably sitting in a grimy basement watching television reports of the debacle unfolding under the Del Rio bridge. Fingers twitching in imitation of the Simpsons’ Mr. Burns, he grins and cackles and gives himself high fives. As Trump’s immigration adviser, Miller handed Biden a time-bomb, and it is […]

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