Tag: Human Rights

Report to the United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances Regarding Disappearances of Migrants and Asylum Seekers in the United States

Published by several organizations, and hosted by Human Rights First, on June 14, 2024.

A report to the United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances alleges that U.S. authorities’ treatment of migrants and asylum seekers in custody at the border is tantamount to enforced disappearances.

Tags: Conditions in Custody, Human Rights, Organizational Culture

Ohio, We Have A Problem: Border Patrol and Local Law Enforcement’s Patterns and Tactics of Abuse in Ohio’s Immigration Enforcement

Published by Advocates for Basic Legal Equality and the American Immigration Council on March 19, 2024.

Local law enforcement agencies like the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) often work in concert with USBP agents in constructing a dragnet that serves as a force multiplier for USBP to funnel immigrants—most of whom have no criminal history—into deportation proceedings.

Tags: Border Patrol, Human Rights, Non-Border Operations, Organizational Culture

Jenny L. Flores, et al. v. Merrick Garland, et al. Exhibit Index to Plaintiffs Motion to Enforce re Open-Air Detention Sites

Published by the United States District Court Central District of California Western Division on February 29, 2024.

Presents a troubling picture of the conditions faced by migrants, including children and families, detained between the primary and secondary barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Tags: Asylum, Conditions in Custody, Human Rights, Litigation, Organizational Culture, Processing, San Diego