Eliminación Acelerada: Lo Que Necesita Saber

Imagínate esto, estás caminando por la calle haciendo tus mandados. Eres indocumentado. Un agente de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas (ICE) o de Aduanas y Patrulla Fronteriza (CBP) te detiene, o un oficial de policía te detiene y le llama a ICE o CBP para verificar tu estado migratorio. No cuentas con algún documento que…
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Expedited Removal: What You Need to Know

Picture this, you are walking on the street minding your own business. You’re undocumented. An Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) or Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) agent stops you, or a police officer stops you and calls ICE or CBP to check on your status. You have nothing on your person showing you’ve been the…
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The Detrimental – But Conquerable – Effects of Undocumented Status on Women & Children

The current protocol for treatment in American immigrant detention centers takes a toll on people’s lives and mental health.  Women, in particular, are often exposed to sexual harassment and exploitation, and there are also many instances of suicide among women in such physically and emotionally trying circumstances. Detaining children and family detention in general has…
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U.S. Detention: An Exercise In Inhumanity

ICE Special Agents (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement) arresting suspects during a raid. Photo Courtesy of ICE. In a recent press release, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said that detention policies will be eased when it comes to families with children. After visiting numerous “family residential centers,” DHS concluded that once a family…
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