More than 30,000 asylum seeking migrants have been returned to Mexico to await their day in immigration court — a process that can take months. This is part of the Trump administration’s Remain in Mexico policy. The program says vulnerable populations may be excluded from the program, but many […]
LGBT refugees encounter persistent abuse and harassment in Mexico at the hands of drug traffickers, rogue immigration agents and even other migrants. Once they cross into the US to request asylum, they are often abused and assaulted by fellow inmates. https://t.co/VrFUHNMQdd
— Jose A. Del Real (@jdelreal) December 31, 2018
Stay tuned in the coming days for updates on their asylum claims and continued organizing for the hundreds of asylum seekers waiting across the border.
But today we share the happiness of these brave LGBTQ migrants 🏳️🌈
— Texas Civil Rights Project (@TXCivilRights) September 1, 2019