Articles tagged: immigrant detention

A Border Patrol agent arrives to take custody of a group of immigrants from Texas Border Volunteers. by

Report: Detained Migrants Held in Border ‘Iceboxes’

Researchers found that detained migrants in the Rio Grande Valley are held in overcrowded, freezing rooms — without beds — for days at a time.

Analyzing 2013 CBP data, Washington D.C.’s American Immigration Council found that individuals are frequently held in freezing rooms, known in Spanish as hiel...Read More

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Seeking Asylum in Karnes City

An up-close-and-personal view of family detention in a for-profit lock-up in South Texas.

When women and children seeking asylum are detained in Texas, they encounter an immigration system that seems designed to discourage them at every turn....Read More