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Press Telebriefing: Response to the Administration’s “Remain in Mexico” Plan

by Press Telebriefing   on December 21, 2018

The Trump Administration’s “Remain in Mexico” plan would not allow individuals into the United States to request refugee protection. Instead, families and children seeking asylum would be required to remain in Mexico while pursuing their

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New Protocol to Force Migrants to Wait in Mexico is Dangerous and Deadly

  on December 20, 2018

Days after the murder of two unaccompanied boys who were waiting at the U.S. Mexico border in order to apply for U.S. protection, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen announced an historic action that

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Mexican Authorities Arrest 3 Suspects In The Murder Of 2 Honduran Teenagers

by Carrie Kahn   on December 20, 2018   publication:

KIND’s, Jennifer Podkul, speaks to Carrie Kahn on the murder of two Honduran teens this past week in Tijuana, Mexico, and the extreme vulnerabilities unaccompanied children are facing there. More here:

New policy will force migrants seeking asylum to wait in Mexico — for years

by Caitlin Dickson   on December 20, 2018   publication:

In the administration’s latest effort to clamp down on immigration from Central America, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced Thursday that, effective immediately, asylum-seekers presenting themselves at the southern border will be returned to Mexico

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Two Migrant Teens Were Killed In Mexico. Advocates Worry It Could Happen Again.

by Angelina Chapin   on December 20, 2018   publication:

U.S. and Mexican immigration officials are turning unaccompanied children away from the border, child advocates and lawyers told HuffPost, forcing kids into dangerous and potentially life-threatening situations. Two Honduran teens living in a Tijuana migrant

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Denuncian desprotección de niños migrantes en Tijuana

by EFE   on December 19, 2018   publication:

Los niños migrantes no acompañados que se encuentran en campamentos de Tijuana, México, carecen de protección y algunos intentan cruzar la frontera con EEUU de manera ilegal, dijeron hoy activistas de una organización estadounidense en

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KIND Statement: Two migrant boys from Honduras murdered in Tijuana

by KIND Press Release   on December 19, 2018

KIND is deeply disturbed by the murder of two migrant boys from Honduras in Tijuana. NBC News has reported that they were on their way to the Benito Juarez sports complex, where thousands of immigrants

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Press Telebriefing: Children’s lack of access to protection at the border

by Press Telebriefing   on December 18, 2018

According to immigration advocates who recently visited border camps in Tijuana housing refugees and migrants, unaccompanied children are at grave risk of serious harm and are being prevented from applying for asylum by the Trump

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15,000 Migrant Kids Are Now Being Held At U.S. Shelters, Which Are Almost Full

by Christina Marfice   on December 18, 2018   publication:

The federally contracted shelters for migrant children in the U.S. are nearly at capacity, with almost 15,000 kids in government custody. That’s 100 shelters full of migrant children who are being detained by the government.

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Niños Migrantes de Centroamérica Intentan Llegar Solos a EU

  on December 18, 2018

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