The Department of Justice needs to intervene by immediately and aggressively investigating Abbott’s Operation Lonestar program, its heinous civil rights violations, and the Governor’s overreach of power.
The SCOTUS decision in Biden v. Texas is a victory for tens of thousands of immigrants and asylum seekers seeking safety at the U.S border. Remain in Mexico is a stain on our democracy that has put families and children into danger and created repeated cycles of trauma for immigrants.
In response to the tragedy where 53 migrants were found deceased in an abandoned truck on Quintana Road in Southwest San Antonio, RAICES, the largest immigration nonprofit in Texas, announced that it will provide free legal consultations and wraparound services to survivors of the tragedy.
We are horrified and dismayed by the horrific and tragic loss of life last night in our community here in San Antonio. At least 50 lives were lost because of an immigration system that dehumanizes and criminalizes those who seek asylum within our borders.
U.S. immigration enforcement is turning away thousands of refugees and asylum seekers at the border because of racist Trump-era policies that President Biden should have ended on his first day in office.