September 1, 2021

According to BuzzFeed, CBP officers insisted on expelling back into Mexico, under the Title 42 authority, a Honduran LGBT woman whose spine was fractured in an anti-gay attack in Mexico, and who had also been raped by Mexican police. “The two Honduran women have since been living on the streets of Mexico with no end in sight,” Buzzfeed reported.

— Adolfo Flores, “Biden’s Border Policy Is Trapping LGBTQ Asylum-Seekers In Dangerous Conditions In Mexico” (BuzzFeed, September 16, 2021)

Sector(s): San Diego Field Office

Agency(ies): Office of Field Operations

Event Type(s): Dangerous Deportation, Denial of Protection to Most Vulnerable

Accountability Status: Unknown

Victim Classification: Female, Honduras, LGBTQ, Sexual Abuse Victim, Single Adult