23 Aug

Advocacy Groups Sue U.S. Government

Originally Posted August 22, 2014 by the American Immigration Council here. Groups Sue U.S. Government Over Life-Threatening Deportation Process against Mothers and Children in Artesia Detention Center Washington D.C. — The American Immigration Council, American Civil Liberties Union National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild, and National Immigration Law Center today sued the federal government to […]


10 Aug

Detained Immigrants Advised To Self-Deport

By Ed Williams for Public Health New Mexico on KUNM.org Listen to the Radio Story on KUNM.org >> Lawyers representing women being held in the Artesia immigrant detention center in southern New Mexico are claiming the Honduran consulate is encouraging immigrants to forego legal counsel and consent to deportation. The claims follow concerns voiced by […]


6 Aug

Children in Jail: What It’s Like for Immigrants Held at Artesia Center

By Megan Jordi, legal director at the New Mexico Immigrant Law Center ORIGINALLY POSTED: August 6, 2014 on American Immigration Council’s Immigration Impact The rule of law is only a mirage in the remote, dusty town of Artesia, New Mexico, where the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is holding more than 600 Honduran, Salvadoran, and […]