More than two million people have been deported since President Obama took office in 2008. Among this massive number, an increasing number of people with valid legal claims to remain in the U.S.—even U.S. citizens—are mistakenly deported, according to a report released by the ACLU today.
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For Congressman Beto O’Rourke (D-El Paso), the response to the influx of refugees from Central America is sickeningly out of touch with reality.
A growing movement of Central Americans protest mistreatment by authorities, criminals in Mexico.
The hunger strike has ended at the El Paso Processing Center but at least 37 men from northern India say they are still being wrongfully detained after requesting political asylum in the United States nearly a year ago.
A majority of the unaccompanied Mexican and Central American children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border should qualify for political asylum, according to the United Nations.
After losing his legs to drug violence in Mexico, Carlos Gutierrez began a 12-day bike ride across Texas to raise awareness about Mexican asylum-seekers.
Marisela Reyes Salazar, a human rights activist from Mexico, has won her political asylum case in the United States.
Mexico’s new president Enrique Peña Nieto has adopted a policy of not talking about the violence plaguing his country. Gone are the press conferences […]