More than one hundred people rounded up, some with work authorization and others leaving small children without care.
“The security of the United States is imperiled by a drastic surge of illegal activity on the southern border.”
On January 24, 2018, Mr. Acebal-Coria went to the Clark County courthouse in Vancouver to respond to a misdemeanor criminal charge. Unbeknownst to Mr. Acebal-Coria, ICE officers were present in the courthouse.
In a small room full of cameras, an American flag pinned on the wall becomes the backdrop of every shot.
The systemic violence encountered throughout the migrant route in Mexico is exacerbated by anti-immigrant enforcement policies backed by the U.S. government, fueled by the Mérida Initiative.