KBI Joins 160+ organizations calling for CBP to be held accountable for pattern of abusive practices.
The ACLU amplified humanitarian organizations’ call for investigations into CBP abuses and for greater accountability. Among these abuses are numerous documented cases of border officials confiscating migrants’ belongings and failing to return them. Confiscated items include everything from money to religious objects like rosaries.
Despite the fact that international law protects the right to seek asylum, countless migrants continue to wait in limbo at Nogales without any legal pathway to access asylum. Alongside our siblings in migration, we call on the Biden Administration to make every effort to end Title 42 and restore access to asylum.
Heavy rains and flooding swept through Ambos Nogales, causing heavy damage and costing three lives. These floods remind us of the myriad forces that press people to flee their homes, including climate change.
Late in August, the Mexican government released the preliminary results of its “truth commission” investigation into the disappearance of 43 students in Guerrero. The report implicated Mexican government and military officials in both the students’ disappearance and subsequent cover up. This story, which has rankled families and activists for eight years, demonstrates why many migrants cannot turn to the Mexican government for protection when they experience threats and violence