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Haitians seeking asylum in NM face dire conditions at ICE facility

This story was initially printed by Searchlight New Mexico. ESTANCIA – In late September, as 1000’s of Haitian migrants waded throughout the Rio Grande into Texas, video captured a horrifying scene of immigration officers chasing them on horseback and corralling them again into Mexico.  In the next days, most of the migrants had been flown […]

Advocates say ICE continues to deny Haitians detained at New Mexico facility access to legal help

“Through the first letter, advocates succeeded in prompting ICE to grant pro bono attorney Allegra Love access to provide an in-person legal rights presentation to a group of detained Haitians,” Love, Innovation Law Lab, National Immigration Project, Haitian Bridge Alliance, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Mexico, and the American Immigration Council mentioned in an announcement. “However, […]

Advocates want ICE to halt removals, provide access to counsel to Haitians detained in New Mexico facility

EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) – Five nonprofits want the federal authorities to grant speedy access to authorized counsel and halt deportations of Haitians at a migrant detention middle in Torrance County, New Mexico. In a letter dated November 5, the teams accuse U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement of denying the Haitians details about their […]