Tag: Mexico

ICE has been testing migrants before deportation. But how it’s doing so is problematic
Immigration & Migration

ICE has been testing migrants before deportation. But how it’s doing so is problematic

How to prevent and combat coronavirus in jails, prisons, and juvenile detention facilitiesCorrections professionals deal with risks and threats daily….

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Two Haitians, Including A Pregnant Woman, Die From Poor Treatment in Mexican Detention Center
Immigration & Migration, Special Reports, The Americas

Two Haitians, Including A Pregnant Woman, Die From Poor Treatment in Mexican Detention Center

According to the Human Rights Center, Haitian migrants are suffering with “limb paralysis, intestinal bleeding, epidemic problems, vomiting and dehydration, anxiety, stress, depression and thoughts of suicide” at XXI Century Migratory Station detention center in Tapachula, Mexico.

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How Technology is Keeping Haitian Migrants Connected Worldwide

A recent wave of Haitian migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border was triggered by a chain of Facebook and WhatsApp messages (an app co-developed by Ukrainian immigrant Jan Koum). When migrants began to enter the U.S. under Temporary Protected Status after Hurricane Maria, they messaged their Haitian friends and family in other countries. This group also messaged other friends and family, leading to roughly 17,000 Haitians migrating to the bordertown of Tijuana seeking asylum.