US: Plan to Shut Border Endangers Asylum Seekers

Expand In a photo taken on November 6, 2019, Border Patrol agents hold a group near McAllen, Texas, along the US-Mexico border. © 2019 AP Photo/Eric Gay (Washington, DC) – A Trump administration plan to immediately return to Mexico all asylum seekers who cross between ports of entry without any examination of their protection claims violates […]

Mexico City’s LGBT-Inclusive School Uniforms Policy

Expand Participants march during a Gay Pride Parade in Mexico City, June 27, 2015. 2015 Reuters/Edgard Garrido Mexico City’s Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum announced on June 3 that children in Mexico City would be allowed to choose the uniform they wear to school. The policy applies to pre-schools, elementary schools, and secondary schools. Sheinbaum called “the […]

US: Don’t Return Asylum Seekers to Mexico

Expand The main harbour of admission to&nbspNuevo Laredo, Mexico. &copy 2017 Human Legal rights Watch (Washington, Electricity) &ndash The United States Department of Homeland Security has announced an insurance policy, effective immediately, which will return asylum seekers to Mexico while their claims are processed within the United States. This raises serious concerns about whether asylum-seeking […]

US: Unaccompanied Children Turned Back at Border

Expand An American&nbspborder patrol agent walks across the border fence separating Mexico in the U . s . States near Calexico, California, U.S. Feb 8, 2017. &copy 2017 Reuters (Washington, Electricity) &ndash US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents have switched away unaccompanied children seeking asylum in the border, exposing these to the possibility of […]

Mexico: Reject Bill Expanding Pretrial Detention

Expand Police officials guard the prison after an interior fight between two gangs in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, on August 22, 2018.&nbsp &copy 2018 REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez (New You are able to) &ndash The Mexican Congress should reject an invoice to change the metabolic rate that will expand using mandatory pretrial detention, Human Legal rights Watch […]