At ‘Kids In Cages’ Congressional Hearing, Mother And Human Rights Advocates Share Stories Of Cruelty At The Border
Yazmin Juarez, who fled Guatemala and was held in detention at a facility in Dilley, Texas, where her baby contracted a severe respiratory illness that led to her death, testified before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform. The hearing was titled, “Kids In Cages: Inhumane Treatment at the Border,”
Department of Homeland Security is placing migrants in harms way with plans to task Border Patrol with facilitating the early stages of the asylum process.
“People tend to forget that nobody chooses to be a refugee …’ Amid Hong Kong’s luxury, asylum seekers struggle to survive.
In the face of pressure from the US, the EU Parliament passed a resolution which could allow an EU country to grant asylum to NSA whistleblower Ed Snowden.
The recent release of 1,200 prisoners from a detention center in the Negev Desert is not a signal that Israel is rethinking its harsh treatment of refugees.