Tag Archives: asylum
Deportations along Mexico’s southern border more than doubled between 2013 and 2015, forcing migrants into remote areas where many are robbed or exploited....Read More
Citing the potential for abuse at the center, a Travis County judge prevented Texas’ child welfare agency from licensing the facility for child care.
Texas' efforts to license the second of two immigrant family detention centers in the state as a child care facility are on hold until a September trial....Read More
The Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) has submitted a proposed rule that would create a new child care licensing category for detention center...Read More
The United States has a long history of taking in people fleeing dangerous countries, but we also have a history of locking down the borders for fear of foreign...Read More
Dozens of activists gathered for a public hearing and press conference in Austin on Wednesday, hoping to block family detention centers from becoming licensed c...Read More
One striker's daughter says staff retaliated against her mom by transferring her to solitary confinement in an all-male facility.
Cristina Parker, Grassroots Leadership’s immigration programs coordinator, said women have vowed to strike indefinitely, and some have taken to drinking sugar...Read More
Immigration attorney Shelley Wittevrongel says the U.S. government is only going through the motions when it comes to the asylum seekers....Read More
Observer Radio Episode 39: Texas Gets Schooled In Mexican-American History and Central Americans Seek Asylum
In this episode of Observer Radio, staff writer Patrick Michels explains how Texas is on the way to creating a public school course in Mexican-American history....Read More