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Texas county at center of border fight is overwhelmed by migrant deaths

EAGLE PASS, Tex. — The undertaker lighted a cigarette and held it between his latex-gloved fingers as he stood over the bloated body bag lying in the bed of his battered pickup truck. The woman had ...
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A New Report Shows Skyrocketing Deaths in El Paso, New Mexico Border Region

As safe corridors for migration disappear, more people risk their lives crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. And more people die. A new report by the nonprofit No More Deaths, along with a searchable map and database, documents the increasing number of ...
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Immigrants are excluded from the right to legal representation. It’s time to change that.

Last year, there were nearly 4 million people in immigration court facing deportation, 70% of whom lacked legal representation. Ibrahima Keita waited outside the immigration court for hours, but his attorney never came to accompany him ...
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Commentary: Immigrant workers like those on the Key Bridge take care of us

Lives lost in the bridge collapse provide a reminder of our obligation to protect everyone Authorities have suspended search-and-rescue efforts for four construction workers lost in the Patapsco River after the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge. ...
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Immigration Is Good. Our Immigration Policy Should Reflect That.

Immigrants are good for this country. They work critical jobs, pay taxes, build businesses and introduce many of our favorite foods and cultural innovations (donuts, anyone?). But for decades, powerful players have chosen the self-serving politics ...
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NNIRR Stands in Solidarity with Annunciation House and Denounces Texas’ Operation Lone Star

For Immediate Release: February 23, 2024 El Paso, Texas – NNIRR is outraged at the state of Texas’ attack on Annunciation House (Casa Anunciación) for exercising its humanitarian mission to provide shelter and support services to ...
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Climate migration is our new reality and new responsibility

All across the United States and the world, many of us are coming to understand that more extreme weather means we may need to move out of our homes and communities to find safety. In a ...
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New Report Documents the Mental and Physical Harm Experienced by Children in Immigration Detention

BOSTON, MA – A groundbreaking investigation conducted by the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Asylum Clinic at the MGH Center for Global Health, the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University, and the Harvard ...
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El Paso County Sues Texas to try to Block New Migrant Arrest Law

El Paso County and two immigrant rights groups sued Texas officials on Tuesday to challenge a sweeping new law that allows state and local police to arrest migrants who cross from Mexico, setting up a legal ...
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Immigrant Rights Groups Demand Accountability

Immigrant Rights Groups Demand Accountability for ‘Gross Violations of Human Rights’ at Open-Air Detention Sites at U.S.-Mexico Border Federal Complaint Details Dangerous Conditions for Asylum Seekers Forcefully Held Outdoors Without Adequate Food, Water, or Medical Care ...
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Biden Administration open to new border expulsion law.

White House open to new border expulsion law, mandatory detention and increased deportations in talks with Congress: Washington — The Biden administration on Tuesday indicated to congressional lawmakers that it would be willing to support a ...
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The Republican Wrecking Ball Aimed at America’s Asylum System

Former President Donald J. Trump has doubled down this month on his xenophobic rhetoric about immigrants in America “poisoning the blood of our country.” If reelected, he has vowed to resurrect one of the worst American policies in our ...
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