Advocacy Groups File Lawsuit Against ‘Safe Third Country’ Agreements That Violate U.S. and International Law by Returning Individuals to Life-Threatening Conditions

The Trump administration’s “safe third country” agreements with Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador entirely prevent Central American individuals and families from applying for asylum within the United States, leaving them with no options for protection.

PRESS RELEASE

Office of Inspector General Reports Department of Homeland Security Planned To Separate Families Without the Ability To Track Them

A recent report finds that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security planned to separate 26,000 immigrant families without the proper technology for reunification, highlighting the cruelty of the administration's “zero-tolerance” policy and the need for a fair, humane, and workable immigration system.

GOVERNMENT DOCUMENT

GAO Report Emphasizes Lack of Due Process in Mass Immigration Prosecutions

Since 2014, mass criminal prosecutions for illegal entry and reentry into the United States have surged, undermining due process, straining limited law enforcement resources, and diminishing the rule of law in the U.S. immigration system.

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