Tag: Human Rights

Abuses at the U.S.- Mexico Border: How To Address Failures and Protect Rights

Published by WOLA and the Kino Border Initiative on August 2, 2023.

Drawing heavily on this site’s database and the accountability work of the Nogales-based Kino Border Initiative, this in-depth report looks at the chronic nature of human rights abuse at the U.S.-Mexico border, how DHS’s accountability system is meant to work, and where it often fails. It offers more than 40 policy recommendations.

Tags: Human Rights, Organizational Culture, Oversight

CBP Violations of Custody Standards and International Human Rights By Failing toProvide Water, Food, Shelter, Sanitation and Medical Assistance to Migrants Detained inOpen-Air Corridor Between Border Wall Layers Near San Ysidro Port of Entry

Published by the Southern Border Communities Coalition on May 13, 2023.

A complaint to the DHS Civil Rights and Civil Liberties office about Border Patrol’s practice of penning asylum seekers between layers of the border wall south of San DIego for days before processing them.

Tags: Asylum, Human Rights, Organizational Culture, San Diego