December 14,2023

On December 14,  the Nogales-based Kino Border Initiative (KBI), recounted the inhumane conditions described by a group of Guatemalan nationals while in ICE custody.A woman in the group shared that while detained in ICE custody for 15 days, they were only allowed to shower once after eight days passed. 

Kino Border Initiative. 2022. “Congressional Year End Report 2023.” Https://Www.Kinoborderinitiative.Org/Annual-Report/. Kino Border Initiative.

Sector(s): Border Patrol

Agency(ies): ICE

Event Type(s): Denial of Protection to Most Vulnerable, Disregard of Public Health

Accountability Status: Unknown

Victim Classification: Guatemala