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By Reynaldo Leaños Jr., Texas Public Radio The ACLU filed a complaint last week against the Department of Homeland Security for turning away pregnant asylum seekers. The complaint claims the U.S. government is sending these women to dangerous parts of Mexico, … Continue reading
The plaintiffs in the case include a Haitian ethics teacher fleeing political persecution, a Honduran national who alleges persecution for being gay and asylum seekers from Mexico, El Salvador, Venezuela and Cuba.
The legal issue before the court tests whether people who are detained for more than six months have a right to a bond hearing. This involves permanent U.S. residents or people seeking asylum.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona and two professors filed a lawsuit Monday against the Department of Homeland Security. They said the agency is violating the Freedom of Information Act by withholding data about Border Patrol’s activities in Southern Arizona. … Continue reading