The New Mexico Office of the Medical Investigator said in a statement late Thursday that more tests need to be done before a cause of death can be determined for Felipe Gómez Alonzo.
The decision is a defeat for conservative forces in country’s ruling party.
The government also plans to house more teens at another temporary shelter in Homestead, Florida, expanding the total number of beds from 1,350 to 2,350.
“There is a real failure here that we all need to reckon with,” said incoming Rep. Veronica Escobar, a Democrat elected last month to represent El Paso in Congress.
“In the last 24 hours, I have a directed a series of additional actions to care for those who enter our custody,” Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen said.
The death came during an ongoing dispute over border security and with a partial government shutdown underway over President Donald Trump’s request for border wall funding.
The process at the border remains status quo until specific new procedures are put in place.
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“I don’t deserve to get deported. I deserve to stay here in this country with my children because they are American citizens,” Rosa Gutiérrez López said.
“We are going to physically remove ICE from the county jails,” Alex Villanueva said at the Truth Act Community Forum.
The decision was a historic one for Mexico, which has traditionally refused to accept the return of any migrants who aren’t Mexican.
The plan was announced in a joint U.S.-Mexican statement released by the State Department and read aloud by Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Marcelo Ebrard in the Mexican capital.
Critics say the agreements could carry conflicts of interest that compromise the presidency.
“We don’t want to forget that history, that history that is grounded in Mexican-ness,” said Lydia Otero, a professor of Mexican-American studies at the University of Arizona.
Nery Caal disputes the claim that his daughter had not had anything to drink or eat.
Without a resolution, parts of the federal government will shut down at midnight Friday.
In a statement released by lawyers, the parents of Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquin said the girl had been given food and water and appeared to be in good health as she traveled through Mexico with her father.
The girl, identified by a Guatemalan official as Jackeline Caal, had gone days without food and water, a Department of Homeland Security statement said. Yet immigration officials said she did not appear to be ill when detained.