Tag Archives: migrants

Biden Condemns Treatment Of Haitian Refugees

Axios reports: President Biden on Friday condemned Border Patrol officers for using horses to deter Haitian immigrants from an encampment under the international bridge earlier this week but took responsibility for the actions and said an investigation is underway. “It’s horrible what you saw. To see people like they did, with horses, running them over, people being strapped. It’s outrageous. …

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TX Gov Yanks Child Care Licenses From Migrant Centers

Dallas’s NBC News affiliate reports: Escalating his showdown with President Joe Biden, Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday ordered state child-care regulators to yank licenses from facilities that house minors who crossed the state’s southern border without papers and were detained. Currently, 52 state-licensed general residential operations and child placing agencies in Texas have contracts with the federal Office of Refugee …

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Warren Blasts Trump Admin For Migrant Deaths

The Hill reports: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a top Democratic presidential candidate, criticized the Trump administration and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in a Christmas day tweet over the “cruel treatment” of migrants. Warren referenced in her tweet the death of Felipe Gómez Alonzo, an 8-year-old migrant who died on Christmas Eve last year. The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) …

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Medical Checks Ordered After 2nd Migrant Child Dies

The Associated Press reports: U.S. Customs and Border Protection has ordered medical checks on every child in its custody after an 8-year-old boy from Guatemala died, marking the second death of an immigrant child in the agency’s care this month. The death came during an ongoing dispute over border security and with a partial government shutdown underway over President Donald …

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