Thursday, June 1, 2023

8-year-old migrant girl dies in custody of United States immigration officials

An 8-year-old girl died this Wednesday while in the custody of United States immigration officials, the country’s Border Patrol (CBP) reported on Wednesday.

When the minor and his family were in CBP custody “experienced a medical emergency” At Border Patrol facilities in Harlington, Texas, Gov. elaborated in a statement.

According to the statement, immigration officers called emergency medical services at the CBP station where the minor was located, and they transferred her to a local hospital, where she eventually died.

The nationalities of the minor and his family are still unknown, as are details regarding the cause of his death. CBP promised to provide additional information about the death at a later date.

This minor died 5 days after the death of a migrant In this case, a 14-year-old boy from Honduras while he was in the custody of authorities in Florida.

Both tragedies come after the US last week lifted Title 42, a measure initiated by Donald Trump (2017-2021) and continued by President Joe Biden to quickly deport migrants under the pretext of a pandemic.

Under the new rules, which come into effect from May 11, authorities can detain migrants who cross irregularly until an official decides whether or not to file an asylum case.

Given the immigration scenario in the US, civil and pro-immigrant groups filed a federal lawsuit in a California court against the Biden administration for restrictions imposed on asylum seekers.

End of title 42

Title 42 was eliminated on Thursday, May 11 at 11:59 p.m. and New rules for access to asylum for those entering the United States irregularly came into force. The requirements are a process in a mobile application which, for many, is a wall far more insurmountable than concrete and steel.

The migrants have left behind almost every material to go and make their way. Fortunately, among his few possessions there is almost always a cell phone, and from now on his fortunes will depend more and more on it.

If they wish to try legal means, the process at the border must be done through the CPN One application to obtain an appointment and submit an asylum application at one of the entry points at the southern border.

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