Last updated February 17, 2023. Download a PDF packet of infographics at bit.ly/wola_border_infographics.
Tag: Del Rio
Del Rio Area Struggled With Prolonged Detention, Consistent Compliance With Cbp’s Teds Standards, and Data Integrity
Published by the DHS Office of Inspector-General on September 29, 2022.
Among findings: “Border Patrol held 1,164 detainees in custody in four facilities longer than specified in the National Standards on Transport, Escort, Detention, and Search (TEDS), which generally limit detention in these facilities to 72 hours.” (Original link)
Border militia stops migrants and shoots video of kids. Rights groups say they’re racist
Published by the Los Angeles Times on May 13, 2022.
“Patriots for America,” a conservative Christian militia, is intercepting migrant children in mid-Texas while Border Patrol and local authorities look on.
Internal CBP Documents Detail “Transnational Effort to Shut Down Asylum”
Published by the Intercept on March 22, 2022.
CBP documents and situation reports reveal extreme steps the agency, along with Mexican authorities, took to block “migrant caravan” participants’ attempt to seek asylum in early 2019.
Vulnerable people, unmet protection needs, and a wasteful security buildup at the busiest section of the U.S.-Mexico border
Published by WOLA on March 21, 2022.
A photo essay from a WOLA staff visit to the Texas-Mexico border, from Del Rio to Brownsville including four Mexican border cities.