Advocacy groups file FOIA request for data on migrant deaths at US-Mexico border

April 25, 2019

...In a letter sent to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on Friday, advocacy groups No More Deaths and the Center for Constitutional Rights expressed particular concern about the increasing number of migrants attempting to cross the border in undesignated areas as a result of new limitations at official ports of entry. According to a September 2018 report from the DHS Office of Inspector General, referenced in the groups’ request letter, the Trump administration has imposed restrictions on the asylum process at ports of entry despite having publicly encouraged asylum-seekers to go to those locations. ...

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April 25, 2019