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After 68 Days, Hunger Strikers in ICE Custody Are on the Brink of Death

New Orleans, Louisiana — With hunger strikes sweeping immigration jails across the country, two Indian asylum seekers protesting their incarceration at a remote Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) jail in Louisiana are reportedly on the brink of death after refusing to eat or drink for 68 days, according to a volunteer who regularly visits the…

Hunt on for last Uighur escapee

Hunt on for last Uighur escapee published : 13 Jan 2020 at 19:50 Police in Mukdahan use sniffer dogs to go after an Uighur migrant escaping from an immigration detention facility last week. (Photo by Chuchart Treeprapakorn) MUKDAHAN: Police handed out pictures of the last Uighur migrant who remains at large after escaping from an…

Homeless for the holidays

Here are the headlines to ponder as you make tamales and bake cookies.Before we dig in, a quick note to procrastinators: If you’re not done shopping, here’s a list of stores open the night of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Spoiler alert: It’s slim pickings.It’s Wendy Leung, filling in for Arlene Martinez.In California is a roundup of stories from…

Seven Indians detained in Sri Lanka for overstaying their visa

PTI Colombo, January 13, 2020 15:48 IST Updated: January 13, 2020 15:54 IST PTI Colombo, January 13, 2020 15:48 IST Updated: January 13, 2020 15:54 IST more-in The Indians, who are in the age group of 35 to 40 years, would be transferred to a detention centre until arrangements are made for their return back…

Drop in border apprehensions continued in December

Trump administration’s crackdown on immigration Washington — December marked the seventh consecutive monthly drop in apprehensions along the U.S.-Mexico border, according to new government figures, with U.S. officials apprehending nearly 33,000 migrants — a sharp drop from the 13-year monthly high of 133,000 arrests last May.  The Trump administration attributes the decline in apprehensions to…

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